PARLIAMENT has passed a Law on Electronic Signatures that will help make business and clerical transactions over the Internet part of daily Slovak life.
But analysts say the law may not change the way society works for several years. Although it in theory gives electronic documents the same legal weight as paper documents, allowing business and clerical transactions to be done over the Internet, neither the state administration nor the private sector has the infrastructure needed to make use of it.
25. Mar 2002 at 0:00 | Compiled from Slovak press reports