What this Center is All About
CEAC is a Multifaceted Service Center providing a
"Trusted Third Party Cyber Law Assurance Service" .The service is a first of the kind global service backed by
the provisions of Information Technology Act 2000 (ITA 2000) as amended by
Information Technology Act 2008 (ITA 2008).
CEAC was started in 2002 to provide assistance to Cyber Law
Practitioners and Law Enforcement Agencies with a service that can convert
electronic evidence into admissible paper evidence for the purpose of submission
in a Court of Law as per Section 65B of Indian Evidence Act. CEAC is proud to have been associated with the Chennai Police
in several Cyber Crime cases for providing evidentiary support including
forensic assistance. The first conviction under ITA 2000 in the case of State of
Tamil Nadu Vs Suhas Katti in the AMM Court, Egmore (2004) was based on the evidence
provided by CEAC as to the occurrence of the crime on a Yahoo Group. Services of
CEAC was also used by the AMM court in one of the defamation cases filed against
a publication in Chennai by actress Trisha. (P.S: Copy of the
judgement refering to CEAC service in case of Suhaskatti available here.
Part 1: Part2).
CEAC has provided certified copies of E-Mails, Web pages,
electronic documents in a corporate computer etc on various occasions both for
presentation in Indian Courts as well as Arbitration Proceedings in India and
abroad. It has also provided certification of documents even with remote
machines in USA and other towns. Providing certified copies of electronic
documents as a part of litigation support services continues to be a major
activity of CEAC.
Over the years, CEAC has developed a multifaceted dimension
with several service offerings. CEAC has now transformed itself into a unique service portal
for all Legal Professionals. The redefined objective of CEAC is to assist
advocates any where in India with such tools as are required to make them Cyber
Law Proficient advocates. This will include "Education", "Collaboration",
"Online Information Resources", "Online Archival Services", "Online Arbitration
Services","E-Court Services" etc. The end objective of CEAC is to enable any Cyber Crime
victim in India to have an informed assistance readily available to meet the
challenge of growing volume of Cyber Crimes.
Explore the different CEAC services by clicking through the
Legal professionals who would like to regularly use the
services of CEAC can opt for membership. Members can avail the services of CEAC
at concessional rates for conducting online arbitration or mediation
proceedings, Virtual meetings, Obtaining CEAC certified copies of electronic
documents etc. (Contact
Naavi for details)
The center is owned by Ujvala Consultants
Pvt Ltd, promoted by Naavi, a pioneer in many aspects of Cyber Law related
developments in India.