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Power and Duties of the Electronic Transactions Commission (ETC)

According to the Electronic Transactions Act B.E.2544, the Electronic Transactions Commission shall hold the power and duties as follows:

  1. Suggesting the Cabinet of policy formulation for promotion and development of electronic transactions and solutions to the relevant problems (Section 37).
  2. Following up and supervising service businesses relating to electronic transactions.
  3. Suggesting or counseling Minister of the Information and Communication Technology on the enactment of the Royal Decree under the Electronic Transactions Act B.E.2544 (Section 37) to accord with such provisions allowing the enactment of four Royal Decrees as follows:
    • Royal Decree by the virtue of Section 3 prescribing business types refraining from electronic means
    • Royal Decree by the virtue of Section 25 prescribing the secure measures
    • Royal Decree by the virtue of Section 32 prescribing service businesses relating to electronic transactions subject to notification, registration, and license
    • Royal Decree by the virtue of Section 35 prescribing requirements and methods for electronic transactions in the public sector
  4. Regulating or notifying the electronic signature to comply with the Act or Royal Decree under the governing Act (Section 37).
  5. Operating in any other respect to accord with the Electronic Transactions Act or relevant governing laws (Section 37).
  6. Appointing the Sub-commissions to consider or undertake any operation on behalf of the Electronic Transactions Commission (Section 42).

Updated : 09 September 2015