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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

of December 11, 2003 No. 562-II

About the electronic digital signature

(as amended on 18-04-2018)
Article 1. Purpose of this Law

The purpose of this Law is regulation of the relations in the field of use of the electronic digital signature.

Article 2. Legislation on the electronic digital signature

The legislation on the electronic digital signature consists of this Law and other acts of the legislation.

If the international treaty of the Republic of Uzbekistan establishes other rules, than those which are stipulated by the legislation the Republic of Uzbekistan about the electronic digital signature then are applied rules of the international treaty.

Article 3. Basic concepts

In this Law the following basic concepts are applied:

the electronic digital signature - the signature in the electronic document received as a result of special information transforms of the furnished electronic document with use of private key of the electronic digital signature and allowing to establish by means of public key of the electronic digital signature lack of misstatement of information in the electronic document and to identify the owner of private key of the electronic digital signature;

private key of the electronic digital signature - the string received with use of means of the electronic digital signature known only to the signing person and intended for creation of the electronic digital signature in the electronic document;

public key of the electronic digital signature - the string received with use of means of the electronic digital signature, corresponding to private key of the electronic digital signature available to any user of information system and intended for confirmation of authenticity of the electronic digital signature in the electronic document;

confirmation of authenticity of the electronic digital signature - positive result of check of accessory of the electronic digital signature to the owner of private key of the electronic digital signature and lack of misstatements of information in the electronic document;

the electronic document - the information fixed electronically, confirmed with the electronic digital signature and having other details of the electronic document allowing to identify it.

Article 4. State regulation in the field of use of the electronic digital signature

State regulation in the field of use of the electronic digital signature is performed by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the body which is specially authorized by it.

Article 5. Specially authorized body

Specially authorized body:

develops standards, regulations and rules on use of the electronic digital signature;

performs state registration of the centers of registration of keys of electronic digital signatures (further - the center of registration);

keeps the unified state register of certificates of keys of electronic digital signatures of authorized persons of the centers of registration and provides open entry of legal entities and physical persons to it;

issues certificates of keys of electronic digital signatures to authorized persons of the centers of registration;

performs confirmation of authenticity of the electronic digital signature of authorized persons of the centers of registration according to appeals of legal entities and physical persons;

performs other powers according to the legislation.

Article 6. Center of registration

The center of registration is the legal entity who underwent state registration in specially authorized body and performing the functions provided by this Law.

Center of registration:

creates the closed and public keys of the electronic digital signature;

provides protection of private key of the electronic digital signature;

keeps the register of certificates of keys of electronic digital signatures, provides its timely updating and possibility of open entry of legal entities and physical persons to it;

issues certificates of keys of electronic digital signatures to legal entities and physical persons in the form of electronic documents and in the document form on papers;

suspends and renews certificates of keys of electronic digital signatures, and also cancels them;

provides issue of copies of certificates of keys of electronic digital signatures, and also open entry to data on the suspended and cancelled certificates of keys of electronic digital signatures according to appeals of legal entities and physical persons;

performs according to appeals of legal entities and physical persons confirmation of authenticity of the electronic digital signature in electronic documents;

certifies copies of electronic documents on the papers signed by the electronic digital signature;

notifies the owner of private key of the electronic digital signature on the facts which can affect possibility of further use of the certificate of key of the electronic digital signature;

provides possibility of training of owners of private key of the electronic digital signature in rules of use of the electronic digital signature.

The relations between the center of registration and legal entities and physical persons are performed on contractual basis.

The center of registration is forbidden to store the private keys of electronic digital signatures created for legal entities and physical persons and to request the data which are not answering the purpose of issue of the certificate of key of the electronic digital signature.

Persons having the certificate of key of the electronic digital signature issued by the center of registration under the State Tax Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan get open entry to all types of service, rendered by bodies of the public and economic board, public authorities on places and commercial banks.

The procedure for activities of the centers of registration is established by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Article 7. Conditions of recognition of equivalence of the electronic digital signature and sign manual

The electronic digital signature in the electronic document is equivalent the sign manual in the paper document in case of simultaneous observance of the following conditions if:

authenticity of the electronic digital signature is confirmed;

the certificate of key of the electronic digital signature affects the moment of confirmation of authenticity of the electronic digital signature or at the time of signing of the electronic document in the presence of the proofs determining the signing moment;

the electronic digital signature is used for the purpose of, specified in the certificate of key of the electronic digital signature.

Article 8. Means of the electronic digital signature

Means of the electronic digital signature represent set technical and the software providing creation of the electronic digital signature in the electronic document, confirmation of authenticity of the electronic digital signature, creation of the closed and public keys of the electronic digital signature.

Means of the electronic digital signature are subject to certification according to the procedure, established by the legislation.

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