|CHAPTER 411A - KENYA INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS ACT | HOME|
|83L. Attribution of electronic records.|
|Modification of conditions of licence.||National Communication Secretariat.|
|Attribution of electronic records. 1 of 2009 s.31||
83L. (1) An electronic message shall be attributed to the originator if it was sent by the originator himself, or by a person who had the authority to act on behalf of the originator in respect of the electronic record or by an information system programmed by or on behalf of the originator to operate automatically.
(2) As between an originator and an addressee, an addressee is entitled to regard an electronic message as being that of the originator, and act on that assumption, if:
(a) in order to ascertain whether the electronic message was that of the originator, the addressee properly applied a procedure previously agreed to by the originator for the purpose; or
(b) the electronic message as received by addressee resulted from actions of a person who had the authority to act on behalf of the originator in respect of the electronic record.