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    Status regarding Budapest Convention

Status regarding Budapest Convention

Status : NA Declarations and reservations : N/A See legal profile

Cybercrime policies/strategies

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications has developed the National Telecommunications and ICT Policy 2010-2015. The development of effective mechanisms to combat cybercrime is among the priorities described in the document. An ICT Policy for the period 2017-2021 is under discussion in the country.

The National Telecommunications and ICT Policy 2010-2015 identifies cybercrime as an important threat to the development of the Information Society in Liberia. The defined objective of the document with regard to cybercrime is the establishment of a legal framework in line with existing regional instruments and closer cooperation with the ECOWAS countries. The Budapest Convention is mentioned in the document as a major standard for the development of such a regulatory text.

Specialised institutions

The Liberia Telecommunications Authority is in charge of the regulation of the telecommunications market.

Jurisprudence/case law

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