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Electronic Transactions Act 1999 information sheet

E-commerce
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The existing legal system is generally capable of dealing with electronic transactions. However the uniform electronic transactions legislation of the Commonwealth, states and territories provides certainty for electronic transactions and allows electronic commerce to operate on the same basis as paper based commerce.