Electronic Transactions Regulations 2013 - SI 42 of 2013

The purpose of these Regulations is to operationalize the Electronic Transactions Act (ETA). The Regulations provide further detail to the ETA with regard to authentication of data messages;

procedure for public bodies giving notice of specific requirements for electronic communications; general information that service providers are required to avail; rules for providing commercial information and unsolicited information; roles and responsibilities of persons providing information systems services; procedures for concluding contracts electronically; regulation of aspects of transmission, hosting and caching; issues of liability of service providers; rights of persons transacting electronically; the requirement for service providers, sellers and suppliers to comply with the Electronic Transactions Act, 2011; recognition of the role of NITA-U; other procedural aspects; and also lay down offences and penalties for failing to adhere to the Regulations.

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