7. Electronic Transactions (Amendment) Bill 2016 (Bill 53 of 2016)
seeks to harmonize provisions of the Promulgation with the Convention on the use of Electronic Communication in International Contracts (2005) and pave way for the State to accede and become a state party to the Convention.
The Committee invites members of the public and key stakeholders wishing to express their views on the above-mentioned Bills to lodge written submissions through email address firstname.lastname@example.org or correspondence addressed to:
The Chairperson Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights PO Box 2352 Government Buildings SUVA
Oral submissions will be limited to 15 minutes per individual/group/organization with 5 minutes allocated for questions. Oral submissions will primarily be based on written submissions received by the Committee. Copies of the Bills are available on the Parliament website (www.parliament.gov.fj).
Written submissions should be submitted to the Secretariat no later than 4pm on 11/11/16. Oral submissions will be heard by the Standing Committee on the following dates:
(i) 14/11/16 to 18/11/16 (ii)28/11/16 to 02/12/16
For further information and allocation of time slots for oral submissions, please contact Committee Secretary, Sefanaia Tudonu on email: sefanaia.tudonu@ parliament.gov.fj or telephone 3225694.