Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017

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Part 4 Electronic transactions

Subpart 1—Preliminary provisions

207 Purpose

The purpose of this Part is to facilitate the use of electronic technology by—

(a)

reducing uncertainty regarding—

(i)

the legal effect of information that is in electronic form or that is communicated by electronic means; and

(ii)

the time and place of dispatch and receipt of electronic communications; and

(b)

providing that certain paper-based legal requirements may be met by using electronic technology that is functionally equivalent to those legal requirements.

Compare: 2002 No 35 s 3