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Author Christensen, Sharon, 1966-

Title Moving Queensland property transactions to the digital age : can writing and signature requirements be fulfilled electronically : a case for reform based upon the Electronic Transactions (Queensland) Act 2001 / Sharon Christensen, Bill Duncan, Rouhshi Low
Published Brisbane : Centre for Commercial and Property Law, Queensland University of Technology, 2002


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Description 96 pages ; 30 cm
regular print
Contents Part 1. Overview -- Part 2. Australian legislative framework 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce -- 2.3 Electronic Transactions Act 1999 (Cth) -- 2.4 States and territories -- 2.5 Adoption of the framework in Queensland -- 2.6 Differences in application between Queensland Electronic Transactions Act and the Commonwealth Electronic Transactions Act -- Part 3. Writing and signature requirements for traditional physical media 3.1 History and background of Statute of Frauds -- 3.2 Current writing requirements for a land transaction and guarantee -- 3.3 Current signature requirements for a land transaction and guarantee -- Part 4. Applying principles founded in physical media to digital media 4.1 Electronic land transactions -- 4.2 Writing in an electronic environment -- 4.3 Signing electronic documents -- Part 5. Effectiveness of current legislative solutions for writing and signature requirements in digital documents 5.1 Overview -- 5.2 In writing requirements -- 5.3 Signature requirements -- 5.4 Comparison of electronic signature difinitions : do any of the current definitions satisfy the policy requirements of the Statute of Frauds -- 5.5 Conclusion -- Part 6. Recommendations 6.1 Writing --6.2 Signature
Summary This report includes a detailed examination of the Australian legislative framework as it applies to electronic transactions, analyses the ability of the existing common law regime to adapt to technological change and critically analyses the capacity of existing legislative frameworks in Australia and internationally
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Electronic commerce -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Queensland.
Electronic data interchange -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Queensland.
Real property -- Australia -- Queensland.
Author Duncan, W. D. (William David)
Low, Rouhshi
Queensland University of Technology. Centre for Commercial and Property Law.
ISBN 1741070066