The conclusion of contracts by electronic means is authorized subject to the provisions of the laws and regulations in force.
The rules governing written contracts apply to electronic contracts as regards the expression of intent, their legal effect, their validity and their performance, with the exception of the following types of contracts:
- Contracts that create or transfer rights over immovable property, with the exception of rental rights;
- Contracts for which the law requires the intervention of the courts, public authorities, or professions exercising public authority;
- Contracts of sureties and guarantees provided by persons acting for purposes which do not fall within the scope of their professional or commercial activity;
- Contracts relating to family law or the law of succession.