The Information Technology Act, 2000


Act ID: 200021
Act Number: 21
Enactment Date: 2000-06-09
Act Year: 2000
Short Title: The Information Technology Act, 2000
Long Title: An Act to provide legal recognition for transactions carried out by means of electronic data interchange and other means of electronic communication, commonly referred to as "electronic commerce", which involve the use of alternatives to paper-based methods of communication and storage of information, to facilitate electronic filing of documents with the Government agencies and further to amend the Indian Penal Code, the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, the Banker's Books Evidence Act, 1891 and the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Ministry: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
Enforcement Date: 17-10-2000
Notification: 17th October, 2000, vide notification No. G.S.R. 788 (E), dated 17th October, 2000, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).




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