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Sec 68, Information Tech. Act 2000: Power of Controller to give directions

Information Technology Act 2000

Chapter XI (Offences)

Section 68 (Power of Controller to give directions)

❝(1) The Controller may, by order, direct a Certifying Authority or any employee of such Authority to take such measures or cease carrying on such activities as specified in the order if those are necessary to ensure compliance with the provisions of this Act, rules or any regulations made thereunder.

(2) Any person who intentionally or knowingly fails to comply with any order under sub-section (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or a fine not exceeding one lakh rupees or with both.❞



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Notes:

Sub-section (2) of section 68 of the Act was substituted by the Information Technology (Amendment) Act 2008 w.e.f. 27 Oct 2009.

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