Information Technology Act 2000

Adjudication Officer, Maharashtra

The Adjudicating Officer who has original jurisdiction to adjudicate civil contraventions under the Information Technology Act, 2000 held that, (a) the wife committed “unauthorised access” by accessing her husband’s and father-in-law’s email accounts to gather evidence; (b) However, no damages could be awarded to the husband, since the evidence gathered through the “unauthorised access” was only supplied to the police and the court which was hearing her case for dowry harassment.

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