Electronic Transactions Act 2002

  • repealed
  • Electronic Transactions Act 2002: repealed, on 1 September 2017, by section 345(1)(e) of the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (2017 No 5).
21 Legal requirements relating to layout and format of certain information and writing materials


In order to meet a legal requirement to which any of sections 18 to 20 apply by electronic means, it is not necessary to comply with a paper-based format requirement.


In this section and section 36(b)(ii), paper-based format requirement means a legal requirement of the following kind that applies to information in paper or other non-electronic form:


a legal requirement relating to the format or layout of information:


a legal requirement relating to the materials to be used for writing information:


any similar legal requirement.