Digitalisation-friendly legislation

Laws are designed in such a way that they encourage digitalisation instead of inhibiting it. Authorities at all federal levels conduct their business digitally whenever possible and wherever practical. If necessary, non-digital solutions are also offered.

Responsible

Federal Office of Justice

Related measures

5 Measures (continously updated)

Information sheet on interpretation/application and revision of formal requirements in public law

Formal requirements (such as ‘in writing’) are cited as an obstacle to the end-to-end electronic handling of processes of all kinds. The information sheet is intended to support the Federal Administration in particular in recognising the scope for…

Information sheet on interpretation/application and revision of formal requirements in public law

Formal requirements (such as ‘in writing’) are cited as an obstacle to the end-to-end electronic handling of processes of all kinds. The information sheet is intended to support the Federal Administration in particular in recognising the scope for…

Digitisation of the Swiss justice system

The aim of the Justitia 4.0 project is to replace the current paper files with electronic files. In future, legal transactions between the director of proceedings and the parties to the proceedings, as well as file inspection, are to take place via…

Open Legal Lab

Chatbots, Open Data and Natural Language Processing (NLP): Digitalisation offers numerous opportunities for the Swiss legal system. At the Open Legal Lab, we develop innovative solutions for the legal sector together. To this end, legal scholars, designers…

Updating of the Legislation Guide on Digital Projects

The Federal Office of Justice's Legislation Guide will be revised in 2023 to take better account of the special challenges of legislative projects in the digital context. The focus is on procedural issues, in particular concerning interdisciplinary…

Relevant domain

Framework

Businesses and society can rely on a reliable and advantageous framework for the digital environment.