The Information Technology Act, 2000


Act ID: 200021
Act Number: 21
Enactment Date: 2000-06-09
Act Year: 2000
Short Title: The Information Technology Act, 2000
Long Title: An Act to provide legal recognition for transactions carried out by means of electronic data interchange and other means of electronic communication, commonly referred to as "electronic commerce", which involve the use of alternatives to paper-based methods of communication and storage of information, to facilitate electronic filing of documents with the Government agencies and further to amend the Indian Penal Code, the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, the Banker's Books Evidence Act, 1891 and the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Ministry: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
Enforcement Date: 17-10-2000
Notification: 17th October, 2000, vide notification No. G.S.R. 788 (E), dated 17th October, 2000, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

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17.10.2000 Information Technology (Certifying Authorities) Rules, 2000.
22.10.2002 The Cyber Regulations Appellate Tribunal (Salaries, Allowances and other condition of Service of other Officers and Employees) Rules, 2002.
17.03.2003 Information Technology (Qualification and Experience of Adjudicating Officers and Manner of Holding Enquiry) Rules, 2003.
17.03.2003 Cyber Regulations Appellate Tribunal (Salary, Allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Presiding Officer) Rules, 2003.
21.03.2003 Information Technology (Other Standards) Rules, 2003
21.11.2003 The Information Technology (Other Powers of Civil Court vested in cyber appellate tribunal) Rules, 2003
21.11.2003 Cyber Regulations Appellate Tribunal (Procedure for Investigation of misbehaviour or Incapacity of Presiding Officer) Rules, 2003.
21.11.2003 (Certifying Authorities) Amendment Rules, 2003 - Rules 8, 14
20.08.2004 The Information Technology (Certifying Authorities) (Amendment) Rules, 2004
06.09.2004 Information Technology (Use of Electronic Records and Digital Signature) Rules, 2004
29.10.2004 Information Technology (Security Procedure) Amendment Rules, 2004
06.08.2009 Certifying Authorities) Amendment Rules, 2009 -Rule 6
08.09.2009 Controller of Certifying Authorities Gazetted & Non-Gazetted posts Recruitment Rules, 2009
27.10.2009 Information Technology (Procedures and Safeguards for Interception, Monitoring or Decryption of Information) Rules, 2009.
27.10.2009 Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking for Access of Information by Public) Rules, 2009
27.10.2009 Cyber Appellate Tribunal (Salary, Allowances and Other Terms and Conditions of Service of Chairperson and Members) Rules, 2009
27.10.2009 Cyber Appellate Tribunal (Procedure for Investigation of Misbehaviour or Incapacity of Chairperson and Members) Rules, 2009
27.10.2009 Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Monitoring and Collecting Traffic Data or Information) Rules, 2009
11.04.2011 The Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011.
11.04.2011 Information Technology (Electronic Service Delivery) Rules 2011
11.04.2011 Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011.
11.04.2011 Information Technology(Guidelines for Cyber Cafe Rules) Rules, 2011
25.10.2011 (Certifying Authorities) Amendment Rules, 2011 -Rules 4,5A and 6
24.01.2013 The salary, allowances and the other terms and conditions of service of the Director General, CERT In, Rules 2012
24.01.2013 Cyber Appellate Tribunal (Salary, Allowances and Other Terms and Conditions of Service of Chairperson and Members) Amendment Rules, 2012
16.08.2013 Controller of Certifying Authorities Director (Finance and Administrator) Recruitment Rules 2013
16.01.2014 Information Technology (National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre and Manner of Performing Functions and Duties) Rules, 2013
16.01.2014 Information Technology (The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team and Manner of Performing Functions and Duties) Rules, 2013.
30.06.2015 Electronic Signature or Electronic Authentication Technique and Procedure (Amendment) Rules, 2015.
25.08.2015 Digital Signature (End Entity) Rules, 2015
25.08.2015 Information Technology (Security Procedures) Amendment Rules, 2015
25.08.2015 Information Technology (Certifying Authorities) Amendment Rules, 2015
27.04.2016 Electronic Signature or Electronic Authentication Technique and Procedure Rules, 2016.
16.05.2016 Cyber Appellate Tribunal (Powers and Functions of the Chairperson) Rules, 2016.
21.07.2016 Information Technology (Preservation and Retention of Information by Intermediaries Providing Digital Locker Facilities) Rules, 2016
08.02.2017 Information Technology (Preservation and Retention of Information by Intermediaries Providing Digital Locker Facilities) Amendment Rules, 2017
20.11.2017 Recruitment Rules for Group A and Group B posts of CERT-In, MeitY
22.05.2018 The Information Security Practices and Procedures for Protected System Rules, 2018 under section 70 of the IT Act 2000
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09.07.2001 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (CERTIFYING AUTHORITY) REGULATIONS, 2001
06.04.2013 Information Technology (Recognition of Foreign Certifying Authorities operating under Regulatory Authority ) Regulation 2013
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19.09.2002 Notification no. S. O.1015(E) dated 19.9.2002 regarding Information Technology (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2002
27.02.2003 Notification no. G.S.R.181(E) dated 27.2.2003 regarding establishment of Computer Emergency Response-in India (CERT-In) and the procedure for blocking of websites
25.03.2003 Notification no. G.S.R.240(E) dated 25.3.2003 regarding appointment of Secretary of the Department of Information Technology of each of the States or Union Territories as Adjudicating Officer
20.01.2010 Notification for Designated Officer under section 69A and Rule 3 of Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking for Access of Information by Public Rules, 2009
17.05.2010 Notification for rescinding of earlier notifications G.S.R. 181(E) and G.S.R. 529(E)
26.07.2010 Notification for declaring TETRA Secured Communication System Network of Govt. of NCT of Delhi as Protected System under section 70 of the IT Act, 2000
16.03.2012 Process of registration of cyber cafe to be followed by registration agency
16.11.2012 Constitution of Cyber Regulation Advisory
21.12.2015 Declaration of UIDAI-CIDR critical information under section 70A of IT Act.
21.12.2015 declares the UIDAIā€™s Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) facilities, Information Assets, Logistics Infrastructure and Dependencies Installed at UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) locations to be Protected System for the Purpose of Information Technology Act 2000.
26.04.2016 Section 69B IT Act, 2000 enhance cyber security, identification, analysis and prevention of intrusion or spread of computer contaminant to CERT-In
29.04.2016 Authorisation of CERT-In to monitor and collect traffic data or information in any computer resources u/s 69B
16.05.2016 Powers and Functions of Chairperson, CyAT
16.03.2018 Notifies Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Hyderabad under Directorate of Forensic Science Services, MHA as Examiner of Electronic Evidence within India
26.03.2018 Notifies Directorate of Forensic Science, Gandhi Nagar (Gujarat), in the State of Gujarat as Examiner of Electronic Evidence within India
26.03.2018 notifies Computer Forensic and Data Mining Laboratory under Serious Fraud Investigation Office, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, New Delhi as Examiner of Electronic Evidence within India with the scope of Computer (Media) Forensics excluding Floppy Disk Drive.
11.04.2018 Notifies Forensic Science Laboratory, Sector 14, Rohini, New Delhi under Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, as Examiner of Electronic Evidence within India
06.09.2018 Cyber Forensic Laboratory, under Army Cyber Group, Directorate General of Military Operations
06.09.2018 State Forensic Science Laboratory, Madiwala, Bangaluru, under Directorate of Forensic Sciences, Karnataka, Police Department, as Examiner of Electronic Evidence within India
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