The Authentic of the Electronic Signature in Jordanian Law (Comparative Study)

Farouq Ahmad Faleh Al Azzam


The development of the means of communication and information technology has led to developments in all fields, especially in the field of electronic contracting, electronic commerce and electronic signature through the means of modern communication (Internet), the exchange of information and data of various kinds through this network had increased, The electronic signature is a signature used in the completion and completion of electronic contracts concluded through the Internet, and it plays an important role in electronic transactions procedures aimed at providing confidence in correspondence and in order to determine the authenticity of the electronic signature in the judicial evidence, it is necessary to discuss the important issues that explain the authenticity of the electronic signature, and we dealt with the electronic signature and its argument in the evidence in the Jordanian law in comparison with international and national legislation by defining its concept, in the  First section, we discussed the concept of electronic signature (its definition, description of its characteristics, characteristics and conditions), and in the second section, the extent of the validity of the electronic signature in the Jordanian law and the laws. International and national, in addition to the statement of its legal effects in the Jordanian legislation, comparative and means of protection. At the conclusion of this research, we reached important conclusions regarding the validity of the electronic contract, and suggested appropriate recommendations.

Keywords: Electronic Signature, Electronic Transactions, Authoritative Evidence

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