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Solomon Islands does not have a dedicated cybercrime policy or strategy in place. However, the National ICT Policy sets out an action plan related to cybercrime and mainly: to ensure appropriate legal protection for the community at large from potential ICT-relates risks; ensure regulatory, law enforcement and judicial personnel have the skills and resources required to administer and enforce ICT laws effectively.
State of cybercrime legislation
Solomon Islands does not have a stand-alone legislation to deal with cyber-crime. However, a cybercrime legal framework is partially present through different pieces of legal framework with regards to Internet communication technologies.
The Telecommunications Act in Part 19 sets out various telecommunications offences—infringing security to obtain data, intercepting messages, altering/destroying/deleting data, revealing contents of messages, impeding or delaying messages, and possessing a device to do any of the above.
The Criminal Procedure Code in Section 101 Provides for general search and seizure powers which extend to electronic evidence.
Related laws and regulations
Sources and links
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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.