The Electronic Transactions (Victoria) Act 2000 was enacted:
(a) to recognise that transactions effected electronically are not by that reason alone invalid;
(b) to provide for the meeting of certain legal requirements as to writing and signatures by electronic communication;
(c) to permit documents to be produced to another person by electronic communication;
(d) to permit the recording and retention of information and documents in electronic form;
(e) to provide for the determination of time and place of dispatch and receipt of electronic communications;
(f) to stipulate when an electronic communication will bind its purported originator.