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Cyber Crime Law

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A collection of Philippine laws, statutes and codesnot included or cited in the main indicesof the Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. This page features the full text ofRepublic Act No. 8792Electronic Commerce Act of 2000. REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8792 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8792 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE RECOGNITION AND USE OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCIAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS AND DOCUMENTS, PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL USE THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES|  

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Republic of the Philippines in Congress assembled:   PART ISHORT TITLE AND DECLARATION OF POLICYSection 1. Short Title. - This Act shall be known as the "Electronic Commerce Act of 2000". chanrobles law firmSec. 2. Declaration of Policy. - The State recognizes the vital role of information and communications technology (ICT) in nation-building; the need to create an information-friendly environment which supports and ensures the availability, diversity and affordability of ICT products and services; the primary responsibility of the private sector in contributing investments and services in telecommunications and information technology; the need to develop, with appropriate training programs and institutional policy changes, human resources for the information technology age, a labor force skilled in the use of ICT and a population capable of operating and utilizing electronic appliances and computers; its obligation to facilitate the transfer and promotion of adaptation technology, to ensure network security, connectivity and neutrality of  technology for the national benefit; and the need to marshal, organize and deploy national information infrastructures, comprising in both telecommunications network and strategic information services, including their interconnection to the global information networks, with the necessary and appropriate legal, financial, diplomatic and technical framework, systems and facilities.chanrobles law firm   PART IIELECTRONIC...

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