Electronic evidence in Tanzania

Highlights of Electronic Transactions Act 2015 (which came into effect on 14 August 2015) are:

  1. E-evidence is admissible in Tanzanian Courts.
  2. Evidential weight of electronic evidence will depend on certain specified criteria (see section 18(2)).
  3. Presumption that e-evidence is authentic unless rebutted and the onus of proof lies on the party rebutting.