CERTIFYING AUTHORITIES RULES

Certifying Authorities Rules, 2000

Contents 

Sections

Particulars

1

Short title and commencement

2

Definitions

3

The manner in which information be authenticated by means of Digital Signature

4

Creation of Digital Signature

5

Verification of Digital Signature

6

Standards

7

Digital Signature Certificate Standard

8

Licensing of Certifying Authorities

9

Location of the Facilities

10

Submission of Application

12

Fee

13

Cross Certification

14

Validity of license

15

Suspension of License

16

Renewal of license

17

Issuance of License

18

Refusal of License

19

Governing Laws

20

Security Guidelines for Certifying Authorities

21

Commencement of Operation by Licensed Certifying Authorities

22

Requirements Prior to Cessation as Certifying Authority

23

Database of Certifying Authorities

24

Digital Signature Certificate

25

Generation of Digital Signature Certificate

26

Issue of Digital Signature Certificate

26

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Certificate Lifetime

27

Archival of Digital Signature Certificate

28

Compromise of Digital Signature Certificate

29

Revocation of Digital Signature Certificate

30

Fees for issue of Digital Signature Certificate

31

Audit

32

Auditor’s relationship with Certifying Authority

33

Confidential Information

34

Access to Confidential Information

Schedule

Schedule-I

 

Schedule-II

Government of India

Ministry of Information Technology

New Delhi, the 17th October, 2000

NOTIFICATION

G.S.R 789(E) In exercise of the powers conferred by section 87 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules regulating the application and other guidelines for Certifying Authorities, namely:-

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