Parliament of the Republic of Rwanda - Law No. 18/2010 - Relating to Electronic Messages, Electronic Signatures and Electronic Transactions


The Parliament of the Republic of Rwanda's Law No. 18/2010 establishes rules governing electronic transactions, electronic messages and the prevention of the misuse of computers in electronic transactions, electronic signature and all other applications relating to information technology. The law is divided into several chapters, and sets forth provisions on the following topics:

1. Legal Requirements & Recognition for Electronic Messages
2. Liability of Communication Technology Network Services Certification Authorities & Intermediaries
3. Communication of Electronic Messages
4. Electronic Signature
5. Securing Electronic Messages & Signatures
6. Effect of Digital Signatures
7. Consumer Protection
8. Computer Misuse & Cyber Crime
9. Regulation of Certification Authorities
10. Electronic Transactions
11. Government Use of Electronic Messages & Electronic Signatures
12. Obligation of Confidentiality

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Monday, May 17, 2010
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Parliament of the Republic of Rwanda
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