Citation Edit

Information Technology Act 2000 (ITA-2000 or the IT Act), Act of the Indian Parliament (No 21 of 2000) (Oct. 17, 2000), amended by the Information Technology (Amendment) Act 2008.

Overview Edit

The Act consisted of 94 sections segregated into 13 chapters. Four schedules form part of the Act. In the 2008 version of the Act, there are 124 sections (excluding 5 sections that have been omitted from the earlier version) and 14 chapters. Schedule I and II were replaced. Schedules III and IV were deleted.

The Act addressed the following issues:

  • Legal Recognition of Electronic Documents
  • Legal Recognition of Digital Signatures
  • Offenses and Contraventions
  • Justice Dispensation Systems for Cybercrimes

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