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Certinal eSign Legality:
Exceeds Stringent eSignature Laws

For an eSignature provider to be legally valid, following laws apply

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Electronic Signatures in Global & National Commerce Act (ESIGN)

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Enacted in 2000, legislated at a federal level that esignatures have the same legal status as handwritten signatures throughout the United States.

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Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA)
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In 1999, UETA provided a legal framework for the use of electronic signatures in each state. Applies to 48 US states.

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Electronic Transactions Act 2011 (Western Australia)

 

Electronic Transactions (Northern Territory) Act 2000

 

Electronic Transactions Act 2000 (Tasmania)

 

Electronic Transactions Act 2001- Australian Capital Territory

 

Electronic Communications Act 2000- South Australia
Electronic Transactions Act 1999

Electronic Transactions Victoria Act 2000
Victoria Act: Privacy & Data Protection Act 2014
Electronic Transactions Act 2000 (New South Wales)
Electronic Transactions Acts (Queensland) 2001

 
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All Australian states and territories have adopted the national ET Act 1999 and enacted their own Electronic Transactions Legislation.

Certinal has external 3rd party validation of compliance undertaken by Ernst & Young

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Singapore Electronic Transactions Act (ETA) 2010

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Singapore’s Electronic Transactions Act 2010 is the law governing the use of electronic communications, contracts, electronic signatures, etc in the country. The ETA is in line with the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts. Singapore was the first country in the world to adopt the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce.

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UK eIDAS incorporated in December 2020

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Article 25 (1) of UK eIDAS confirms an electronic signature shall not be denied legal effect and admissibility as evidence in legal proceedings solely on the grounds that it is in an electronic form or that it does not meet the requirements for qualified electronic signatures.

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Electronic Commerce Act of 2000
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This Act in the Philippines provides for the recognition and use of electronic commercial and non-commercial transactions, penalties for unlawful use, and other purposes.

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Electronic Commerce Act of 2006

 

Electronic Government Activities Act 2007

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This Act in Malaysia provides for legal recognition of electronic messages in commercial transactions, the use of the electronic messages to fulfill legal requirements and to enable and facilitate commercial transactions through the use of electronic means and other connected matters.
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Electronic Transactions Act B.E. 2544 (A.D. 2001)
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This Act in Thailand applies to all civil and commercial transactions performed by using electronic means like electronic messages, signatures, etc.
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Certinal eSign complies to the eSignature laws in all the 27 European and other countries across the globe

usa

Electronic Signatures in Global & National Commerce Act (ESIGN)

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Enacted in 2000, legislated at a federal level that esignatures have the same legal status as handwritten signatures throughout the United States.

usa
Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA)
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In 1999, UETA provided a legal framework for the use of electronic signatures in each state. Applies to 48 US states.

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Electronic Transactions Act 2011 (Western Australia)   Electronic Transactions (Northern Territory) Act 2000   Electronic Transactions Act 2000 (Tasmania)   Electronic Transactions Act 2001- Australian Capital Territory   Electronic Communications Act 2000- South Australia   Electronic Transactions Act 1999   Electronic Transactions Victoria Act 2000   Victoria Act: Privacy & Data Protection Act 2014   Electronic Transactions Act 2000 (New South Wales)   Electronic Transactions Acts (Queensland) 2001  
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Singapore Electronic Transactions Act (ETA) 2010

Singapore’s Electronic Transactions Act 2010 is the law governing the use of electronic communications, contracts, electronic signatures, etc in the country. The ETA is in line with the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts. Singapore was the first country in the world to adopt the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce.

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Electronic Commerce Act of 2000
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This Act in the Philippines provides for the recognition and use of electronic commercial and non-commercial transactions, penalties for unlawful use, and other purposes.

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Electronic Commerce Act of 2006

 

Electronic Government Activities Act 2007

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This Act in Malaysia provides for legal recognition of electronic messages in commercial transactions, the use of the electronic messages to fulfill legal requirements and to enable and facilitate commercial transactions through the use of electronic means and other connected matters.
thailand
Electronic Transactions Act B.E. 2544 (A.D. 2001)
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This Act in Thailand applies to all civil and commercial transactions performed by using electronic means like electronic messages, signatures, etc.

Certinal has external 3rd party validation of compliance undertaken by Ernst & Young

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eu

Certinal eSign complies to the eSignature laws in all the 27 European and other countries across the globe

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