Information Technology Act,2000
37. Suspension of Digital Signature Certificate. –
(1) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (2), the Certifying Authority which has issued a Digital Signature Certificate may suspend such Digital Signature Certificate.- on receipt of a request to that effect from-
the subscriber listed in the Digital signature Certificate; or
any person duly authorised to act on behalf of that subscriber;
if it is of opinion that the Digital Signature Certificate should be suspended in public interest.
A Digital Signature Certificate shall not be suspended for a period exceeding fifteen days unless the subscriber has been given an opportunity of being heard in the matter.
On suspension of a Digital Signature Certificate under this section, the Certifying Authority shall communicate the same to the subscriber.