Computer Misuse Act 1990 [United Kingdom]

1990 CHAPTER 18 An Act to make provision for securing computer material against unauthorised access or modification; and for connected purposes. [29th June 1990] Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:— Computer misuse offences … Continue reading Computer Misuse Act 1990 [United Kingdom]

Internet Banking in India – Guidelines

DBOD.COMP.BC.No.130/ 07.03.23/ 2000-01 June 14, 2001 All Scheduled Commercial Banks Dear Sir, Internet Banking in India – Guidelines You may be aware that Reserve Bank of India had set up a ‘Working Group on Internet Banking’ to examine different aspects of Internet Banking (I-banking). The Group had focussed on three major areas of I-banking, i.e, (i) technology and security issues, (ii) legal issues and (iii) regulatory … Continue reading Internet Banking in India – Guidelines

Shreya Singhal vs U.O.I [SC 2015]

Keywords:-Challenging a statute Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 is struck down in its entirety being violative of Article 19(1)(a) and not saved under Article 19(2) Sections 95 and 96 of the Criminal Procedure Code reveal a certain degree of sensitivity to the fundamental right to free speech and expression It is well settled that a statute cannot be dissected and then examined … Continue reading Shreya Singhal vs U.O.I [SC 2015]

Protection of Information under Aadhaar Act

PROTECTION OF INFORMATION 28. (1) The Authority shall ensure the security of identity information and authentication records of individuals. (2) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Authority shall ensure confidentiality of identity information and authentication records of individuals. (3) The Authority shall take all necessary measures to ensure that the information in the possession or control of the Authority, including information stored in the Central Identities Data … Continue reading Protection of Information under Aadhaar Act

Electronic Evidence in Indian Law

Section 3. EVIDENCE”.— “ Evidence” means and includes— (1) all statements which the Court permits or requires to be made before it by witnesses, in relation to matters of fact under inquiry, such statements are called oral evidence; (2) all documents including electronic records produced for the inspection of the Court, such documents are called documentary evidence. The expressions “Certifying Authority”, electronic signature, Electronic Signature … Continue reading Electronic Evidence in Indian Law