Digital Signature Under Indian Law

Digital signature in India is regulated by Information Technology Act 2000 (IT Act) and Information Technology (Certifying Authorities) Rules, 2000 (CA Rules 2000). The IT Act read along with CA Rules 2000 establishes the legal validity and prescribes the manner in which digital signatures have to be affixed.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

How can digital signature be affixed on electronic record?
How is digital signature created?
What is the procedure to establish that the digital signature is secure?


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