Back Micronesia (Federal States of)
Status regarding Budapest ConventionStatus : NA See legal profile
Micronesia has an officially recognized national cybersecurity strategy (FSM National ICT and Telecommunication Policy (2012).https://fsm-data.sprep.org/dataset/fsm-national-ict-and-telecommunications-policy-2012
State of cybercrime legislation
Federated States of Micronesia do not currently have legislation implementing either substantive or procedural powers related to cybercrime and electronic evidence.The authorities are working on amending cybercrime legislation since May 2019.
Pure cybercrime offences - none
Cyber-enabled offences - some
Copyright, Patents and Trademarks [Title 35]9Section 123 - Offences for infringement of copyright (technology-neutral)
Preservation of data – none
Search and seizure – some
Criminal Procedure [Title 12]10
Provisions for search and seizure of property linked to an arrest as well as general search and seizure powers (unclear extension to electronic evidence)
Property defined as documents, books, papers and any other tangible objects
Document defined as any record of information and any material on which data is recorded or marked and which is capable of being read or understood by a person, computer system or other deviceReal-time collection of data – none
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- Cybercrime website
- Template: Mutual Legal Assistance Request for subscriber information (Art. 31 Budapest Convention). English and bilingual versions available.
- Template: Data Preservation Request (Articles 29 and 30 Budapest Convention). English and bilingual versions available.