The Electronic Transactions Act B.E. 2544 (A.D. 2001), revised by Article 36 of the Electronic Transactions Act (3rd Edition) of B.E. 2562 (A.D. 2019), requires the appointment of an Electronic Transactions Committee consisting of a qualified Chair appointed by the Council of Ministers, a Vice Chair who is the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, eight other qualified committee members appointed by the Council of Ministers, and the Director, Electronic Transactions Development Agency, as committee member and secretary. Furthermore, no more than two of the Agency’s employees may be appointed as assistant secretaries, as needed.
The Chair and qualified committee members in Paragraph One must be individuals with recognized knowledge, expertise and ability in the fields of finance, e-commerce, law, computer science, science or engineering, social science or any other field with benefits for the Committee’s operations. Of the qualified committee members, no less than half of all qualified committee members are required to be individuals who are not civil servants or workers in government agencies with positions or salaries.