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Understand the Tanzania Cybercrimes Act 2015 – Simplified Language

By: Samson Mmari (FOLEA)

Tanzania Cybercrimes Act, 2015 it was tabled before the National Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania as a bill on March 2015 by the Ministry of Communication Science and Technology during the 19th National Assembly meeting under the emergence certificate.

This book contains a simplified language which will create awareness to the readers on the objectives and purposes of the Tanzania Cybercrimes Act, 2015. The reader will understand the offences related to computer systems and information communication technologies that have criminalized, investigation, collection and the use of electronic evidence as provided by the Act.

This book is a reflection of part II, III, IV, V, VI of the Tanzania Cybercrimes Act, 2015. Part II provides for the provisions relating to offences committed and relative penalties, part III deals with the jurisdiction of courts in relation to the offences committed, part IV provides for procedures and powers of search and seizure of the properties suspected to have been used in the commission of offence, part V contains provisions that relate to liability of service providers for the purpose of prescribing the extent and manner in which service providers are liable during provision of online services, part VI provides for general provisions which include, immunity to law enforcement officers when executing their duties, forfeiture of properties, provisions relating to offences committed by corporate body, powers of the Director of Public Prosecutions to compound offences and powers of the Minister to make Regulations.

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Uploaded on: Jul 19, 2016
Year Published: 2015
Author: samsonmmari
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