|CHAPTER 411A - KENYA INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS ACT | HOME|
|83S. Use of electronic records and electronic signatures in Government and its agencies.|
|Modification of conditions of licence.||National Communication Secretariat.|
|Use of electronic records and electronic signatures in Government and its agencies. 1 of 2009 s.31||
83S. (1) Where any law provides for-
(a) the effective delivery of public goods and services, improving quality of life for disadvantaged communities, strengthening good governance and public participation, creation of a better business environment, improving productivity and efficiency of government departments;
(b) the filing of any form, application or any other document with any office, authority, body or agency owned or controlled by the Government in a particular manner;
(c) the issue or grant of any licence, permit, sanction or approval by whatever name called in a particular manner; or
(d) the receipt or payment of money in a particular manner;
then notwithstanding anything contained in such law for the time being in force, such requirement shall be deemed to have been satisfied if such filing, issue, grant, receipt or payment, as the case may be, is effected by means of such electronic forms as may be prescribed by the Minister in consultation with the Commission.
(2) The Minister may, for the purposes of sub-section (1), by regulations prescribe:-
(a) the manner and format in which such electronic records shall be filed, created or used;
(b) the manner or method of payment of any fee or charges for filing, creation or issue of any electronic record under sub-paragraph (a).