No. 2(8)/2000-Pers.I

Government of India
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Department of Information Technology
Electronics Niketan
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.











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