Government of India
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Department of Information Technology
6, CGO Complex
New Delhi, dated the 12th Sept., 2002
Subject: Instructions regarding applications of Section 35(3), Section 35(4) and Section 70(1) of
Information Technology Act, 2000.
Central Government herewith issues following instructions for application of above three Sections: -
For the purpose of sub-sections (3) and (4) of Section 35 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000)
hereinafter referred to on the said Act, every application for the issue of a Digital Signature Certificate shall not
be required to be accompanied by a certificate practice statement as required under the said sub-sections.
For the purpose of sub-section 1 of Section 70 of the Act, details of every protected computer, computer system
or computer network so notified by appropriate government may be informed to the Controller of Certifying
Authorities, Department of Information Technology, 6 CGO Complex, New Delhi for the purpose of records
and exercising powers under the said Act.
All Chief Secretaries of State Governments and UTs.
All Secretaries of Central Government Departments.
Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha Secretariat