40. Generating key pair.
Where any Digital Signature Certificate, the public key of which
corresponds to the private key of that subscriber which is to be listed in the
Digital Signature Certificate has been accepted by a subscriber, then, the
subscriber shall generate the key pair by applying the security procedure.
41.Acceptance of Digital Signature Certificate.
(1) A subscriber shall be deemed to have accepted a Digital
Signature Certificate if he publishes or authorizes the publication of a Digital
(a) to one or more persons;
(b) in a repository, or
otherwise demonstrates his approval of the Digital Signature
Certificate in any manner.
(2) By accepting a Digital Signature Certificate the subscriber
certifies to all who reasonably rely on the information contained in the Digital
Signature Certificate tható
(a) the subscriber holds the private key
corresponding to the public key listed in the Digital Signature Certificate and
is entitled to hold the same;
(b) all representations made by the
subscriber to the Certifying Authority and all material relevant to the
information contained in the Digital Signature Certificate are true;
(c) all information in the Digital
Signature Certificate that is within the knowledge of the subscriber is true.
42. Control of private key.
(1) Every subscriber shall exercise reasonable care to retain
control of the private key corresponding to the r public key listed in his
Digital Signature Certificate and take all steps to prevent its disclosure to a
person not authorised to affix the digital signature of the subscriber.
(2) If the private key corresponding to the public key listed in the
Digital Signature Certificate has been compromised, then, the subscriber shall
communicate the same without any delay to the Certifying Authority in a such
manner as may be specified by the regulations.
Explanation- For the purpose of this sub-section-
(i) or removal of doubts it is hereby declared that the subscriber
shall be liable till he has informed the certifying authority that the Private
Key has been compromised.
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