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Cyber Laws in IT & ITES

With the phenomenal and enormous growth of Internet specialized branch of Law called Cyber Law.

Immigration & Emmigration

When a person enters a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence and ultimately gaining citizenship , it is called

Immigration.But the residence of immigrants is subject to the conditions set by the Immigration Law.


Cyber Law – Associated Legislations

There are some legislations in India which contain relevant provisions of Cyber Law, namely, the Banker’s Books Evidence Act, 1891, the Indian Evidence Act, 1972, the Indian Penal Code, the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 and the Right to Information Act 2005. These acts have been amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000 to provide for relevant laws to combat Cyber Crimes. In the Banker’s Books Evidence Act, 1891 the definition of "Bankers' Books" has been amended to include ledgers, day-books, cash-books, account-books  and all other books used in the ordinary business of a bank whether kept in  the written form or as printouts of data stored in a floppy, disc, tape  or   any other form of electro-magnetic storage device. In the Indian Penal Code, 1860, the term ‘electronic record’ has been assigned the meaning provided under the Information Technology Act, 2000. An "electronic record" means data, record or data generated, image or sound stored, received or sent in an electronic form or micro film or computer generated micro fiche. In the Right to Information Act, 2005 the definition of ‘information’ has been amended. ‘Information’ means any material in any form, including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force.

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