Subpart 3—Application of legal requirements to electronic transactions

Preliminary provisions

218 When subpart applies

(1)

This subpart applies to every enactment that is part of the law of New Zealand and that is passed either before or after the commencement of this Act.

(2)

However, this subpart does not apply to—

(a)

an enactment that requires information to be recorded, given, produced, or retained, a signature to be given, or a signature or seal to be witnessed—

(i)

in accordance with particular electronic technology requirements; or

(ii)

on a particular kind of data storage device; or

(iii)

by means of a particular kind of electronic communication:

(b)

the enactments specified in Part 1 of Schedule 5:

(c)

the provisions of enactments specified in Part 2 of Schedule 5:

(d)

the provisions of enactments that are described in Part 3 of Schedule 5:

(e)

the provisions of enactments that are described in Part 4 of Schedule 5 except to the extent that rules of a court, or guidelines issued with the authority of a court, tribunal, or any other body, specified in that Part of Schedule 5 provide for the use of electronic technology in accordance with this subpart.

Compare: 2002 No 35 s 14(1), (2)