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The Information Technology Act, 2000

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Year of current version:2000
Date of Text (Enacted):June 9, 2000
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:This Law provides for legal recognition for transactions carried out by means of electronic data interchange and other means of electronic communication. This Act plays an important role in relation to areas of inter-phase between Information Technology and Intellectual Property Rights.
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WIPO Lex No.:IN024

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