The Role of Electronic Signatures in Countering Diesel Theft in Manufacturing Sectors a Case Study of TPC Limited”

Shilatu, David Lumelezi (2013) The Role of Electronic Signatures in Countering Diesel Theft in Manufacturing Sectors a Case Study of TPC Limited”. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

In this work the researcher has divided his work in five chapters and to be specific under chapter one the research is mainly divided into introduction where the researcher is introducing the matter for discussion and, it is explained inhere that security has become an issue all over the world and with the development in science and technology, manufacturers are urged to use electronic signatures to counter these problems. Furthermore in this part of the work the researcher explain the background to the problem explaining that in Tanzania Electronic Signatures have got no legal backing and hence, a need to have our relevant legislations amended. The researcher went on further into putting it clear that, at the time of writing this paper there have been no law or a proposed bill to address the problem and hence for the purposes of clearing this hurdle as to the application of electronic signatures, amendment need to be effected to the Tanzania Evidence Act, The Penal Code, The Civil Procedure Code, The Bank Of Tanzania Act, The Criminal Procedure Act and all other relevant laws that are key in the operation and recognition of electronic signatures. In Chapter two the paper explains as to the meaning and role signatures and the way on how the same has been applied in Tanzania, in this part of the research the researcher further defines what it is electronic signatures and types of electronic signatures, in this part as well it is explained the way on how electronic signatures have been legally recognized in other jurisdictions at national level. Chapter three explains advantages and disadvantages of electronic signatures as a means to try and control diesel theft in the manufacturing settings, in this part a series of advantages and disadvantages are given out to try and put is clear that, technology has its pro and cons.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 340 Law
Divisions: Faculty of Law > Department of Economic Law
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 11:59
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 11:59
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/854

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