Law 3 Of 2014 Electronic Transactions Act

Original Language Title: القانون 3 لعام 2014 قانون المعاملات الإلكترونية

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Law 3 of 2014 electronic transactions the President of the Republic on the provisions of the Constitution, approved by Parliament at its meeting dated 3-5-1435 Hijri 4-3-2014 a.d., as follows: chapter I definitions article 1 adds to the definitions contained in article 1 of the law on electronic signature and network services of Act IV of 2009 following expressions mean in application of the provisions of this law on shown alongside each Transactions: an action or set of actions taking place between two or more parties are civil, commercial or administrative.

Electronic transactions: transactions effected by electronic means.

Electronic information system: information system used to introduce or Exchange or address or save or store or retrieve information by electronic means.

E-mail: information sent or received by electronic means.

E-trade bond: a bond or other negotiable attribution provided in trade law if it was created or transmitted by electronic means.

Financial institution: the licensee financial transactions in accordance with the laws and regulations in force.

Electronic contract: an agreement between two or more parties being held or performed wholly or partly by electronic means.

Broker: electronic information system capable of acting automatically on behalf of a natural or legal person.

Consumer: any natural person who buys or hires a commodity or benefit from the service by electronic means for purposes not covered in the professional economic activity.

Vendor: any natural or legal person engaged in a business as selling goods or supplied or distributed, leased or whatever service by electronic means.

Electronic payment: any transfer of funds by electronic means enables the financial institution holding the customer's accounts and operations in accordance with the regulations and instructions issued by the Central Bank of Syria window.

Chapter II article 2 proof taking legally prescribed authentic certification of electronic signature is legally prescribed to write authentic electronic paper writing and exchange information electronically by fax or e-mail or any other electronic means authoritative judicial evidence or principle evidence in writing.

Article 3 If the parties agreed to conduct a transaction by electronic means and such treatment legislation was required to provide information concerning them or sent or delivered to non-paper means to this end may regard made by electronic means in accordance with the requirements of these regulations if the others able to extract that information and stored and referenced.

Chapter III expression of will and negotiation phase article 4 are legally acceptable electronic means to express the will to make an offer or acceptance to create or modify a commitment or moved or canceled.

Article 5 the contracting is an electronic broker limbs and producer of legal effects.

Chapter IV prove electronic message arrives and the time and place of e-contract article 6 electronic message is from the sender and the addressee is entitled to act on that assumption: If the sender is sent or posted from someone who had the authority to act on behalf of the sender.

If you send an electronic broker on behalf of the sender.

If you use the electronic information system that the addressee had already agreed with the sender to be used for the purpose of verifying that an electronic message issued by the sender.

Do not apply the provisions of the first paragraph of this article in the following cases: If the addressee knew or could have known that the e-mail did not originate from the sender.

If there is agreement between the parties.

Article 7A. If the sender's electronic message impact commented report received by the addressee, treat the message as not until receipt of this report.

B If the addressee's request by electronic message informed recognizes that letter or was compatible with, the consignee shall inform the sender by electronic or other means or bye bye conduct or conduct indicates that he had received the e-mail is in response to that request or this agreement unless the consignor and consignee that reporting in accordance with a particular form.

The sender is not informed. receipt of electronic message by the addressee as proof that the contents of the message received by the consignee is identical to the content of the e-mail sent by the sender only if reporting the contents of this letter.

Article 8 a electronic message is sent. Since the time of its entry into electronic information system is not under the control of the sender or designee. That unless the sender and the addressee.

B If the addressee may select an electronic information system recognizes electronic messages is message was received since the time of entry into the system, if you send the message to the selected system is the time of receipt is the time when the addressee informed them the first time.

C If no consignee electronic information system for the receipt of electronic messages, the time of receipt of a message is time its entry to any electronic information system of the addressee even if the addressee did not inform them.

Article 9 a. email sent from the seat of the sender's Office and she received at the place where the addressee's place of business and, if any of them work, headquarters for lodgings that unless the sender and the addressee.

B If the sender or the addressee has more than one place of business is the most relevant treatment headquarters is the place of dispatch or receipt and when weighting could not post anymore is the main place of dispatch or receipt and without prejudice to the provisions on the legal person.

Article 10 is electronic contract has been in place and time in which received by admission unless otherwise agreed.

Article 11 unless there is agreement between the parties to the contract to the applicable law applies to applicable law rules of private international law enunciated in the civil code.

Article 12 applies to electronic contracts, rules on general international jurisdiction provided for in the code of civil procedure and amendments if parties to a contract in two different if they were in Syria, apply the General rules on jurisdiction.

Chapter v


Attribution of electronic trade and other negotiable reference article 13 a bondholder electronic trading is allowed to use this title rights if electronic information system used for the creation and circulation of the authority qualified to prove converting right so sind and check the tips bond.

B electronic information system is eligible to establish trading right in Sindh if this system allows the creation of electronic trading authority and save and convert the bond was approved version of indicating the names of the parties.

C send the approved copy kept by persons who have a right to it.

Article 14 the parties relationship is in electronic trading authority entitled to all rights and defenses enjoyed by parties in a commercial linear attribution in accordance with the provisions of the Commerce Act if the bond meets the all terms mentioned in this law.

Chapter vi article 15 electronic payment electronic payment is accepted means the expiration of obligation in accordance with the General rules.

Article 16 electronic payment is subject to the basic monetary law and laws governing the work of the Central Bank of Syria and the banking laws in force and the procedures and controls established by the Central Bank of Syria.

Chapter VII consumer protection article 17. the seller provide clear information enabling the consumer purchase decision: vendor identification, address, and place of registration and e-mail.

A detailed description of the stages of completion of the transaction.

The type, nature and characteristics, specifications and price of the commodity or service.

Product delivery expenses and the amount of insurance and taxes and any other amounts.

The length of time during which the seller is committed to the advertised price.

Information on after sales service and commercial guarantees available.

Electronic payment methods and procedures.

Methods and deadlines for delivery and implementation of the contract and the consequences of non-execution of obligations.

Methods return or replacement of the product and refund and related deadlines.

Currency of payment.

Additional expenses for the use of communication technologies for treatment.

Instructions for using the product and warnings from misuse.

B any required. email from the sender's identity to the consumer or in some way supported.

This information must be provided, c electronically to the consumer to be informed at all stages of treatment.

Article 18 the seller before approving the sale to enable appropriate electronic consumer review information and errors to the final audit of all his options and enable it to adopt, change, or contracting out of it by his will.

Article 19 when a seller's acceptance to feel the consumer in a way that can be saved: useful implementation vendor commitment to delivery.

Information and communication tools that allow the consumer to track the performance of the contract.

Article 20 for the consumer to exercise the right of purchase and notify seller and return the goods within ten days pursuant to start: with respect to goods: the date of receipt by the consumer.

With respect to services: take advantage of the service start date.

                    B goods charges are at the expense of the seller if the information relating to the goods or services are unclear or incorrect if fulfilled all his obligations the seller a statement information prescribed in this law are redoing the buyer's expense.

A.no provisions of this article shall apply if the parties agree otherwise.

Article 21 in cases where reverse purchase the seller refund to the consumer upon receipt by the seller of the goods within a period of seven days work unless otherwise agreed.

Article 22 subject to article 17 of this law, the consumer is not entitled to renounce the purchase in the following cases: If I use the item or benefited from the service period of duration of the experiment.

If the product or service are prepared in particular specifications for the consumer or adjusted to suit.

If the consumer with seals of audio or Visual or software and information material.

If you buy newspapers, magazines and publications and books.

In the event of a defect in the product or service as a result of misuse or saved by the consumer.

If the product is software that carries from the Internet unless there is defective and not to the consumer any role in it.

Article 23 economic activity parties committed circuitous by electronic means to protect all information belonging to other parties and may not dispose of or deal that would carry moral or material damage to the owners of this information without the express consent of their owners.

Chapter VIII General provisions article 24 at all unless stipulated in this law refers to the law of Commerce and electronic signature Act and network services and the regulation of network communication and combat crime information and consumer protection law and laws governing the work of the Central Bank of Syria and the rules of international trade practice relating to treatment or electronic business and other relevant laws and regulations.

Section 25A. determine the decisions of Cabinet administrators apply this law and their respective functions.

B put the law enforcement holders all competences necessary regulations to apply its provisions.

Article 26 of this law shall be published in the Official Gazette and is effective six months after the date of publication.

Damascus 10-5-1435 Hijri, 11-3-2014 ad.

President Bashar Al-Assad