N-3, r. 13.1 - Regulation respecting the digital official signature of a notary

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6. The Order authorizes a certification service provider that enters into an agreement with the Order determining the administrative procedures necessary for the application of this Regulation and that meets the following minimal conditions:
(1)  it has a certification policy that complies with documents RFC 3647 and RFC 3280 developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force and that includes a procedure for identity verification;
(2)  it issues keys and certificates by means of a public-key infrastructure;
(3)  it has a certificate directory that complies with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Recommendation X.500;
(4)  it issues certificates that comply with the ITU Recommendation X.509;
(5)  it issues keys that consist of a unique and indissociable pair of keys, one public and the other private, which allow the signing of technology-based documents and the identification of the signatory;
(6)  it issues certificates that include, in particular, the following elements:
(a)  the distinguishing name of the notary combined with a unique code;
(b)  a mention to the effect that he or she is a notary;
(7)  it enters the certificates into a directory held on a medium based on information technology and keeps it up-to-date. The directory must include, in particular, the serial numbers of the certificates that are valid, suspended, cancelled, or archived.
The reference to a standard provided for in subparagraphs 1, 3 and 4 of the first paragraph includes any subsequent amendments made thereto.
754-2019O.C. 754-2019, s. 6.
In force: 2019-10-01
6. The Order authorizes a certification service provider that enters into an agreement with the Order determining the administrative procedures necessary for the application of this Regulation and that meets the following minimal conditions:
(1)  it has a certification policy that complies with documents RFC 3647 and RFC 3280 developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force and that includes a procedure for identity verification;
(2)  it issues keys and certificates by means of a public-key infrastructure;
(3)  it has a certificate directory that complies with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Recommendation X.500;
(4)  it issues certificates that comply with the ITU Recommendation X.509;
(5)  it issues keys that consist of a unique and indissociable pair of keys, one public and the other private, which allow the signing of technology-based documents and the identification of the signatory;
(6)  it issues certificates that include, in particular, the following elements:
(a)  the distinguishing name of the notary combined with a unique code;
(b)  a mention to the effect that he or she is a notary;
(7)  it enters the certificates into a directory held on a medium based on information technology and keeps it up-to-date. The directory must include, in particular, the serial numbers of the certificates that are valid, suspended, cancelled, or archived.
The reference to a standard provided for in subparagraphs 1, 3 and 4 of the first paragraph includes any subsequent amendments made thereto.
754-2019O.C. 754-2019, s. 6.