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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 9. Code of Civil Procedure
- Chapter 80. Uniform Electronic Transactions Act
- Section 50. Provision of Information in Writing; Presentation of Records.
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AS 09.80.050. Provision of Information in Writing; Presentation of Records.
- (a) If parties have agreed to conduct a transaction by electronic means and a law requires a person to provide, send, or
deliver information in writing to another person, the requirement is satisfied if the information is provided, sent, or
delivered, as the case may be, in an electronic record capable of retention by the recipient at the time of receipt. An
electronic record is not capable of retention by the recipient if the sender or its information processing system
inhibits the ability of the recipient to print or store the electronic record.
- (b) If a law other than this chapter requires a record to be posted or displayed in a certain manner, to be sent,
communicated, or transmitted by a specified method, or to contain information that is formatted in a certain manner,
the following rules apply:
- (1) the record must be posted or displayed in the manner specified in the other law;
- (2) except as otherwise provided in (d)(2) of this section, the record shall be sent, communicated, or transmitted by the
method specified in the other law;
- (3) the record must contain the information formatted in the manner specified in the other law.
- (c) If a sender inhibits the ability of a recipient to store or print an electronic record, the electronic record is not
enforceable against the recipient.
- (d) The requirements of this section may not be varied by agreement, but
- (1) to the extent a law other than this chapter requires information to be provided, sent, or delivered in writing but
permits that requirement to be varied by agreement, the requirement under (a) of this section that the information be
in the form of an electronic record capable of retention may also be varied by agreement; and
- (2) a requirement under a law other than this chapter to send, communicate, or transmit a record by regular United States
mail may be varied by agreement to the extent permitted by the other law.
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