1 In section 2 -
(a) for clause (3), 
the following clause shall be substituted, namely -

(3) "Bankers' Books" include ledgers, day-books, cash-books, account-books  and all other books used in the ordinary business of a bank whether kept in  the written form or as printouts of data stored in a floppy, disc, tape  or   any other form of electro-magnetic storage device;

(b) for clause (8), 
the following clause shall be substituted, namely -
(8) Certified Copy" means when the books of a bank -

are maintained in written form, a copy of any entry in such books  together with a certificate written at the foot of such copy that it is a   true copy of such entry, that such entry is contained in one of the ordinary books of the bank and was made in the usual and ordinary course  of business and that such book is still in the custody of the bank, and  where the copy was obtained by a mechanical or other process which in itself ensured the accuracy of the copy, a further certificate to that effect, but where the book from which such copy was prepared has been  destroyed in the usual course of the bank's business after the dale on  which the copy had been so prepared, a further certificate to that effect,  each such certificate being dated and subscribed by the principal accountant or manager of the bank with his name and official title: and


consist of printouts of data stored in an electro-magnetic data storage  device, a printout of such entry or a copy of such printout together with such statements certified in accordance with the provisions of section  2A.

 2. After section 2, the following section shall be inserted, namely -

A printout of entry or a copy of printout referred to in sub-section (8)  of Conditions in section 2 shall be accompanied by the following, namely -


a certificate to the effect that it is a printout of such entry or a copy of such printout by the principal accountant or branch manager; and


a certificate by a person in-charge of computer system containing a   brief description of the computer system and the particulars of  -

(A)  the safeguards adopted by the system to ensure that data is entered or  any other operation performed only by authorised persons;

the safeguards adopted to prevent and detect unauthorised change of  data;


the safeguards available to retrieve data that is lost due to systemic  failure or any other reasons; 


the manner in which data is transferred from the system to removable  media like floppies, discs, tapes or other electro-magnetic data storage  devices:


the mode of verification in order  ensure that data has been  accurately transferred to such removable media;


the mode of  identification of such data storage devices:

(G) the arrangements for the storage and custody of such storage devices;
(H) the safeguards to prevent and detect any tampering with the system;  and

any other factor which will vouch for the integrity and accuracy of the  system.


a further certificate from the person in-charge of the computer system  to the effect that to the best of his knowledge and belief that the computer  system operated properly at the material time, he was provided with all the  relevant data and the printout in question represents correctly, or is  appropriately derived from, the relevant data