THE ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS ACT 2000 Act 23/2000 Proclaimed by [Proclamation No. 7 of 2001] w.e.f 1st August, 2001 (Parts I to V, VII to IX, XI, XIII & section 41) Proclaimed by [Proclamation No. 14 of 2010] w.e.f. 1st December 2010 (Parts VI, X and Sections 42 to 46A of Part XII) ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS Section PART I – PRELIMINARY Short title Interpretation Objects of the Act Application of the Act 1. 2. 3. 4. PART II - ELECTRONIC RECORDS AND SIGNATURES 5. 6. 7. 8. Legal recognition of electronic records Requirement for writing Electronic records Electronic signatures PART III - LIABILITY OF NETWORK SERVICE PROVIDERS 9. Liability of network service providers PART IV - ELECTRONIC CONTRACTS Validity of contracts Declarations of intent Attribution of electronic record and signature 13. Acknowledgment of receipt 14. Time and place of sending and receipt 10. 11. 12. PART V - SECURE ELECTRONIC RECORDS AND SIGNATURES 15. Secure electronic records 16. Secure electronic signatures 17 Presumptions relating to secure electronic records and signatures PART VI - EFFECT OF DIGITAL SIGNATURES 18. Secure electronic records with digital signatures

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