Regulation of smart contracts refers to the establishment of rules and standards for the use and operation of smart contracts in different jurisdictions. Smart contracts are programmable codes that automatically execute when certain predefined conditions are met. They operate on blockchain technology and offer an automated way to establish and enforce contract terms without intermediaries.

The regulation of smart contracts may vary in different countries. Some governments are developing legislative acts to determine the legal status of smart contracts and provide legal protection to participants in such contracts. They may impose requirements for security, transparency, and confidentiality of smart contracts.

However, regulating smart contracts is a complex task as they operate on a global network, their execution is automated, and contract terms can be complex and mutable. Therefore, it is important to develop a flexible and adaptive legal system that takes into account the peculiarities of smart contracts and protects the interests of all parties involved.