C-1.1 - Act to establish a legal framework for information technology

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30. For the technology-based document received to have the same value as the document transmitted, the means of transmission must allow the integrity of both documents to be preserved. Documentation establishing the ability of a means of transmission to preserve the integrity of both documents must be available for production as evidence.
The sole fact that a document is fragmented, compressed or stored during its transmission for a limited time to improve the efficiency of the transmission does not entail the conclusion that the its integrity has been affected.
2001, c. 32, s. 30.