Electronic Transactions Act No. 27

Nepal

(enacted in 2008)

The Electronic Transactions Act No. 27 of 2008 regulates secure electronic transactions in Nepal.

This act discusses the following:

  • Chapter 1 Preliminary: defines language within the act;
  • Chapter 2 Provisions relating to the electronic record and digital signature;
  • Chapter 3 Provisions relating to dispatch, receipt and acknowledgement of electronic records;
  • Chapter 4 Provisions relating to controller and certifying authority;
  • Chapter 5 Provisions relating to digital signature and certificates;
  • Chapter 6 Functions: duties and rights of subscriber;
  • Chapter 7 Electronic record and government use of digital signature;
  • Chapter 8 Provisions relating to network service;
  • Chapter 9 Offences related to computers;
  • Chapter 10 Provisions relating to information technology tribunal;
  • Chapter 11 Provisions relating to information technology appellate tribunal; and
  • Chapter 12 Miscellaneous.