Supplement to Official Gazette
[27th August 2012]
of Act No. 17
(Act 6 0/2012)
Supplement to Offieial Gazette
[27th August 2012J
The Computer Misuse Act, 1998 is amended in
section 2 by repealing the definition of the word "computer"
and substituting thereforthe following new definition ""computer" means an electronic, magnetic, optical,
electrochemical, or other data processing device, or a
, group of such interconnected or related devices,
performing logical, arithmetic, or storage functions,
any data storage
facility directly related to or
operating in conjuction with such device or group of
such interconnected orrelated devices;"
I certify that this is a correct copy of the Bill which was
passed by the National Assembly on 14th August, 2012.
Clerk to the National Assembly
27th August. 2012
.AN ACT to amend the Computer
by the President
Misuse Act, 1998.
and the National Assembly.
This Act may be cited as the Computer
mendment) Act, 2012.