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ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE

Electronic signature: Digital representation of a person’s consent or approval, applied electronically, to authenticate information or a document.(Section 3A of Information Technology Act,2000)

ELECTRONIC RECORD

Electronic record: Data generated, image, or sound stored in electronic form, capable of being accepted, processed, and retrieved for use in any electronic system.(Section 3 of Information Technology Act,2000)

ELECTRONIC CONTRACTS

Electronic contracts: An electronic contract, or e-contract, is a legally binding agreement created, signed, and stored in a digital format, often facilitated through electronic means such as email or online platforms.(Under Information Technology Act,2000)  

ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS

Electronic Transactions: Electronic transactions involve the online exchange of goods, services, or financial assets through digital platforms, typically using electronic payment methods, ensuring swift and secure transactions.(Under Information Technology Act,2000)

E-COMMUNICATION

E-communication: E-communication, short for electronic communication, refers to the exchange of information using electronic devices and technologies, such as email, instant messaging, or social media.(Under Information Technology Act,2000)  

EX PARTE

Ex parte: A proceeding brought before a court by one party only, without notice to or challenge by the other side. (Order 9 rule 11 of Civil Procedure Code)