The Information Technology Act, 2000 (also known as ITA-2000, or the IT Act) is an Act of the Indian Parliament (No 21 of 2000) notified on 17 October 2000. It is the primary law in India dealing with cybercrime and electronic commerce. It is based on the United Nations Model Law on Electronic Commerce 1996 (UNCITRAL Model) recommended by the General Assembly of United Nations by a resolution dated 30 January 1997
The Act provides legal framework for electronic governance by giving recognition to electronic records and digital signatures. The formations of Controller of Certifying Authorities were directed by the Act, to regulate issuing of digital signatures. It also defines cybercrimes and prescribed penalties for them. It also established a Cyber Appellate Tribunal to resolve disputes arising from this new law. The Act also amended various sections of Indian Penal Code, 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Banker’s Book Evidence Act, 1891, and Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 to make them compliant with new technologies. We provide comprehensive legal Services to our clients to protect from the cybercrimes and remedy, if they are victim of hacking, phishing, and other mode of cyber-crimes.
We provide various following services to our clients to face complex changes that are inevitable for the smooth functioning of e-commerce and electronic/digital world, namely: –
- Electronic contracts
- Digital signatures
- Security procedure for electronic records and digital signature
- Proceedings before Certifying Authorities and Controller of Certifying Authorities,
- Procedure before Certifying authorities to obtain License to issue digital signature certificates
- Various types of computer crimes defined under the I.T. Act 2000.
- Proceedings before Adjudicating Officer
- Proceeding and enquiry/inquiries done by adjudication officers under the said Act
- Proceeding before Cyber Appellate Tribunal
- Appeal from order of Adjudicating Officer to Cyber Appellate Tribunal
- Appeal from order of Cyber Appellate Tribunal to High Court
- Complaints pertaining to the offences or contraventions committed outside India