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ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS ACT 1999


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   1.      Short title [see Note 1]  
   2.      Commencement [see Note 1]  
   3.      Object  
   4.      Simplified outline  
   5.      Definitions  
   6.      Crown to be bound  
   7.      External Territories  
   7A.     Exemptions under the regulations  
   7B.     Other exemptions  

   PART 2--APPLICATION OF LEGAL REQUIREMENTS TO ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

           Division 1--General rule about validity of transactions for the purposes of laws of the Commonwealth

   8.      Validity of electronic transactions  

           Division 2--Requirements under laws of the Commonwealth

   9.      Writing  
   10.     Signature  
   11.     Production of document  
   12.     Retention  

           Division 3--Other provisions relating to laws of the Commonwealth

   14.     Time of dispatch  
   14A.    Time of receipt  
   14B.    Place of dispatch and place of receipt  
   15.     Attribution of electronic communications  

   PART 2A--ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS APPLYING TO CONTRACTS INVOLVING ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

   15A.    Application and operation of this Part  
   15B.    Invitation to treat regarding contracts  
   15C.    Use of automated message systems for contract formation--non-intervention of natural person  
   15D.    Error in electronic communications regarding contracts  
   15E.    Application of Act in relation to contracts  
   15F.    No interference with powers and functions of another jurisdiction  

   PART 3--MISCELLANEOUS

   16.     Regulations  
   17.     Transitional provisions--Electronic Transactions Amendment Act 2011  
           SCHEDULE 1 Exemption of migration and citizenship documents from section 11


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