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The Dilemma and Countermeasures of the Judicial Application of Electronic Contracts in the Digital Age

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DOI: 10.23977/law.2022.010201 | Downloads: 75 | Views: 360

Author(s)

Xu Zhang 1

Affiliation(s)

1 Law School, Wuhan University, Wuhan, 430072, China

Corresponding Author

Xu Zhang

ABSTRACT

Like everything else in the digital age, sacred handwritten and signed documents are becoming relics. Nowadays, Electronic transactions have become the norm rather than the exception. Almost any type of contract is drafted and executed electronically. In the conduct of this transaction, frequent transaction information is recorded electronically, Transaction subject is virtualized, at the same time, it also brings the double legal dilemma of contracting subject and electronic contract error to the current legal system construction of electronic contract. The characteristics of the conclusion and execution of electronic contracts in the digital age are obviously different from those of traditional contracts. Therefore, According to the important characteristics of the electronic contract itself, we should formulate the corresponding judicial practice norms, only in this way can we better regulate the contracting behavior of electronic contracts, So as to ensure the effective and healthy implementation of electronic contracts. Finally, it will promote the benign development of China's unified market. 

KEYWORDS

The digital age, Electronic Contracts, Regulation path

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Xu Zhang, The Dilemma and Countermeasures of the Judicial Application of Electronic Contracts in the Digital Age . Science of Law Journal (2022) Vol. 1: 1-9. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/DOI: 10.23977/law.2022.010201.

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