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Section 28 – CERTIFYING AUTHORITIES RULES

28. Compromise of Digital Signature Certificate.-

Digital Signature Certificates in operational use that become compromised shall be revoked in accordance with the procedure defined in the Certification Practice Statement of Certifying Authority. 

Explanation : Digital Signature Certificates shall,-

(a) be deemed to be compromised where the integrity of:-

(i) the private key associated with the Digital Signature Certificate is in doubt;

(ii) the Digital Signature Certificate owner is in doubt, as to the use, or attempted use of his key pairs, or otherwise, for malicious or unlawful purposes;

(b) remain in the compromised state for only such time as it takes to arrange for revocation.

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