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325K.09 General requirements for certification authorities.

Subdivision 1. Use of trustworthy system. A licensed certification authority or subscriber may use only a trustworthy system:

(1) to issue, suspend, or revoke a certificate;

(2) to publish or give notice of the issuance, suspension, or revocation of a certificate; or

(3) to create a private key.

Subd. 2. Disclosure required. A licensed certification authority shall disclose any material certification practice statement and disclose any fact material to either the reliability of a certificate that it has issued or its ability to perform its services. A certification authority may require a signed, written, and reasonably specific inquiry from an identified person and payment of reasonable compensation as conditions precedent to effecting a disclosure required in this subdivision.

Subd. 3. Acceptance. A recipient who accepts a digital signature when the certificate was issued by a licensed certification authority becomes a party to and accepts all of the terms and conditions of the licensed certification authority's certification practice statement.

HIST: 1997 c 178 s 10; 1999 c 250 art 1 s 97

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