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What does the law say about electronic documents?

In the UK, the issue of digital records is dealt with primarily by two pieces of (now quite old) legislation:

The Civil Evidence Act 1995
The Electronic Communications Act 2000

The first talks (in particular) about digital copies of paper documents and how they might be authentic and robust depending on your IT system. And, the second recognises that digital documents …