Indian IT Act 2000 – An Insight

from NII Consulting

The IT Act 2000 is a large repository of fine print fraught with judicial jargon and varying legal implications.

To quote from the preamble of the Act,

“An Act to provide legal recognition for the transactions carried our by means of electronic data interchange and other means of electronic communication, commonly referred to as “Electronic Commerce”, which involve the use of alternatives to paper based methods of communication and storage of information , to facilitate electronic filings of documents with the Government agencies and further to amend the Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act, 1872,, The Bankers’ Books Evidence Act, 1891, and the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.”

The full Act is available online in a neatly organized HTML format at

To make it more comprehensible, our principal consultant, K. K. Mookhey, recently drew up a presentation to provide an overview and quick understanding of all the chapters of the IT Act.

This presentation is available for download at


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Keep up the good work.

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