Chapter 1. Using computers to sign and share documents
Documents in criminal cases should be signed and shared electronically.
These changes include:
- Documents which were signed by pen can now be signed and shared electronically.
- Documents can now be sent electronically which used to be given to a person.
The use of electronic signatures and electronic file sharing has made court services faster. This makes better use of resources and is more modern.
These changes have been used since 2020. There is support for making them permanent.
By making this a new law, the criminal justice sector could become more modern and match other services such as registration of births and deaths.
Question 1. What is your view on these changes?
These changes should be made permanent.
These changes should be made permanent, with exceptions.
These changes should not be made permanent.
Unsure/ I have no view.
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