Cyber Crime Law Kuwait
Category: Legal

The Ministry of Interior is set to launch a wide-scale media campaign on January 12th to promote the cybercrime law, a senior security official said on Wednesday.
The MOI's media campaign is mainly intended to make the largest number of society categories familiar with the contents of the law, General Director of the MOI's Public Relations and Security Media Department Brig. Adel Al-Hashash said in a press statement.

1. Under the law, anyone who gets illegal access to computers, information systems or networks shall be jailed for up to 6 months and fined KD 500-2,000, or be punished by one of these penalties only .

2. If this illegal access results in cancelling, deleting, destroying, changing or republishing data or information, then the penalty shall be to two years in prison and KD 2,000-5,000 in fine or by one of both penalties only .

3. In case this is related to personal data or information, the violator will be punished by up to three years in prison and fined KD 3,000-10,000, or by one of both penalties only . 

Source - Al Rai Media

30 Dec, 2015 1 3581
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