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The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Act No. 21 of 2000)

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Year of Version 2000 Dates Adopted: June 9, 2000 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights) 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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