Barbados' Computer Misuse Act of 2005

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1. Short title.
2. Application.
3. Interpretation.

Prohibited Conduct

4. Illegal access.
5. Interfering with data.
6. Interfering with computer system.
7. Illegal interception of data etc.
8. Illegal devices.
9. Access with intention to commit offence.
10. Unauthorised disclosure of access code.
11. Offences involving restricted computer systems.
12. Unauthorised receiving or giving of access to computer programme or data.
13. Child pornography.
14. Malicious communications.

Investigation and Enforcement

15. Search and seizure.
16. Assisting a police officer.
17. Record of seized data to be provided to owner.
18. Production of data for criminal proceedings.
19. Order for disclosure of data.
20. Preservation of data for criminal proceedings.
21. Order for payment of compensation.
22. Regulations.



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This article was contributed by Jason Jacobs from Guyana. Jason is a member of the Caribbean CSPA. 


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