7. Digital Signature Certificate Standard.-

All Digital Signature Certificates issued by the Certifying Authorities shall conform to ITU X.509 version 3 standard as per rule 6 and shall inter alia contain the following data, namely

a. Serial Number (assigning of serial number to the Digital Signature Certificate by Certifying Authority to distinguish it from other certificate)

b.Signature Algorithm Identifier (which identifies the algorithm used by Certifying Authority to sign the Digital Signature Certificate)

c.Issuer Name (name of the Certifying Authority who issued the Digital Signature Certificate)

d.Validity period of the Digital Signature Certificate

e.Name of the subscriber (whose public key the Certificate identifies); and 

f.Public Key information of the subscriber. 

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