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Digital Signature Act 1997 [Act 562]

Part III

REQUIREMENTS OF LICENSED CERTIFICATION AUTHORITIES

22 Activities of licensed certification authorities

(1) A licensed certification authority shall only carry on such activities as may be specified in its licence.

(2) A licensed certification authority shall carry on its activities in accordance with this Act and any regulations made under this Act.

23 Requirement to display licence

A licensed certification authority shall at all times display its licence in a conspicuous place at its place of business.

24 Requirement to submit information and particulars relating to business operations*

(1) A licensed certification authority shall submit to the Commission such information and particulars including financial statements, audited balance sheets and profit and loss accounts relating to its entire business operations as may be required by the Commission within such time as it may determine.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both, and in the case of a continuing offence shall in addition be liable to a daily fine not exceeding two thousand ringgit for each day the offence continues to be committed.
*NOTE-The Central Bank of Malaysia is exempted from the requirements of this section for the purpose of implementing the Real-Time Electronic Transfer of Funds and Securities System or also known as "RENTAS"-see P.U. (A) 300/1999.

25 Notification of change of information*

(1) Every licensed certification authority shall, before making any amendment or alteration to any of its constituent documents, or before any change in its director or chief executive officer, furnish the Commission particulars in writing of any such proposed amendment, alteration or change.

(2) Every licensed certification authority shall immediately notify the Commission of any amendment or alteration to any information or document which has been furnished to the Commission in connection with the licence.
*NOTE-The Central Bank of Malaysia is exempted from the requirements of this section for the purpose of implementing the Real-Time Electronic Transfer of Funds and Securities System or also known as "RENTAS"-see P.U. (A) 300/1999.

26 Requirements as to advertisement

A licensed certification authority shall not publish, whether in a newspaper, brochure or otherwise, any advertisement or information relating to or in connection with the business of a certification authority without including-

(a) the licence number;

(b) the business name under which it carries on business and the address at which such business is carried on; and

(c) any other particulars relating to any services offered as the Commission considers necessary.



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