MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

(Department of Electronics and Information Technology)

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 25th August, 2015

G.S.R. 660(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, namely:—

1. Short title and commencement.—

(1)  These rules may be called the Digital Signature (End entity) Rules, 2015.

(2)  They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. Definitions-—(1)In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,—

(a) “Act” means the Information Technology Act, 2000(21 of 2000);

(b) “canonicalisation”, in relation to a xml digital signature, means the process of converting electronic record that has more than one possible representation into a ‘standard’, ‘normal’, or ‘canonical form’ in which the variations in representation of electronic record shall be standardised by applying consistent rules, primarily as part of the xml digital signature creation and verification processes;

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0 responses to “Govt. notifies revised norms on Digital Signature”

  1. rkd says:

    IF LOGIN ID AND PASSWORDS FOR ALL ARE STRONG AND FULLY PROTECTED ,THAN THERE IS NO NEED FOR DIGITAL SIGNATURES,AS THE PERSON LOGGING IN WOULD BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DATA ENTERED.BY MAKING DIGITAL SIGNATURES COMPULSORY THE GOVT/AUTHORITIES ARE IN FACT MAKING UNJUST ENRICHMENT OF A CHOSEN FEW AT THE COST OF THE ASSESSEES/USERS.SOMEONE SHOULD APPEAL TO THE COURTS.

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