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Sec 79A, Info. Tech. Act 2000: Central Govt to notify Examiner of Electronic Evidence

Information Technology Act 2000

Chapter XIIA (Examiner of Electronic Evidence)

Section 79A (Central Government to notify Examiner of Electronic Evidence)

❝The Central Government may, for the purposes of providing expert opinion on electronic form evidence before any court or other authority specify, by notification in the Official Gazette, any Department, body or agency of the Central Government or a State Government as an Examiner of Electronic Evidence.

Explanation.–For the purposes of this section, “electronic form evidence” means any information of probative value that is either stored or transmitted in electronic form and includes computer evidence, digital audio, digital video, cell phones, digital fax machines.❞



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Notes:

Section 79A was newly inserted by the Information Technology (Amendment) Act 2008 w.e.f. 27 Oct 2009.

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