The Electronic Transactions Commission is regarded as the commission appointed by the electronic transaction laws; Minister of the Information and Communication Technology as a chairperson and Permanent Secretary of the Information and Communication Technology as a vice-chairperson. Subject to the Electronic Transactions Commission B.E.2544, the Electronic Transactions Commission is empowered with the power and duties as follows:
- Suggesting the Cabinet on policy formulation for promotion and development of electronic transactions and solutions to the relevant problems.
- Following up and supervising service businesses relating to electronic transactions.
- Counseling or suggesting the Cabinet on the enactment of Royal Decree in compliance with the Act.
- Regulating or notifying the electronic signature to comply with the Electronic Transactions Act B.E.2544 or Royal Decree in compliance with the Act.
- Operating in any other respect to accord with the Electronic Transactions Act or relevant governing laws
Based on the extensive power and duties under the laws, the Electronic Transactions Commission has divided its working structure into six related areas in consistence with such power and duties and in full support of the operations of the Electronic Transactions Commission.
- Policy and Promotion of Electronic Transactions
- Control and Supervision of Service Businesses relating to Electronic Transactions
- Fundamental Structure of Law
- Security and Safety
- Social Impact Studies relating to Electronic Transactions