The Electronic Communications and Transactions Bill, 2020

Parliamentary Period: 
Fifth Session of the Twelfth Assembly

The objects of this Bill are to—

(a) provide a safe and effective environment for electronic transactions;

(b) promote secure electronic signatures;

(c) facilitate electronic filling of documents by public authorities;

(d) provide for the use, security, facilitation and regulation of electronic communications and transactions;

(e) promote legal certainty and confidence, and encourage investment and innovation in relation to electronic transactions;

(f) regulate the National Public Key Infrastructure;
(g) repeal and replace the Electronic Communications and

Transactions Act, 2009; and

(h) provide for matters connected with, or incidental, to the foregoing.

Bill Stage: 
First Reading
Second Reading
Committee Stage
Report Stage
Third Reading