Conditions for electronic documents or records to have legal validity

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Question:

What are the conditions if fulfilled, the electronic information, documents or records will have legal validity according to Electronic Transaction Act 2006?

Answer:

According to Electronic Transaction Act 2006, the information, documents or records that are required by law to be kept safely for any specific period of time will be have legal validity if they fulfill the following conditions:

a. Kept in a accessible condition making available for a subsequent reference,

 

b. kept safely in the format that can be demonstrated subject to presenting again exactly in the same format in which they were originally generated and transmitted or received or stored, 

c. kept making the details available by which the origin, destination and transmission or date and time of receipt can be identified,

Provided that the provision of this clause shall not be applied in regard to any information to be generated automatically for the purpose of transmitting or receiving any record.