C-1.1 - Act to establish a legal framework for information technology

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39. The link between a person and a document, whatever the medium used, may be established by means of the person’s signature. A person’s signature may be affixed to the document by means of any process that meets the requirements of article 2827 of the Civil Code.
A person’s signature affixed to a technology-based document may be set up against that person if the integrity of the document is ensured and the link between the signature and the document was established at the time of signing and has since been maintained.
2001, c. 32, s. 39.