Kenya Communications (Electronic Transactions) Regulations, 2009

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An act to establish certification services for carrying out electronic transactions.

A Certification Service Provider, licensed in accordance with the Kenya Communications (Licensing and Quality of Service Provider Service) Regulations, 2009 shall operate and provide advanced electronic signature certificate management services in the Republic of Kenya subject to the terms and conditions set out in their licence and these Regulations.

PART I – PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
Citation
Interpretation

PART II - ELECTRONIC CERTIFICATION SERVICES
Functions of a Certification Service Provider
Operational requirements
Financial requirements
Certification personnel
Record Management
Issuance of certificates
Recognition of foreign certification service providers
Renewal of Certificates
Suspension of Certificates
Revocation of Certificates
Certification of Practice Statement
Security Guidelines
Incident Handling
Confidentiality
Availability of Repositories
Liability of certification service providers

PART III – ASSIGNMENT OF DOMAIN NAMES UNDER THE KENYA
COUNTRY CODE TOP LEVEL DOMAIN
Management of the ccTLD repository and administration of sub domains in
the Kenya country code top level domain
Obligations of Registrars
Limitation of Liability
Confidentiality
Back-up and Disaster recovery plan
Winding up
Penalties

PART IV – MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Offences and penalties

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2009
Document Authors: 
Minister for Information and Communications in consultation with the Communications Commission of Kenya
Language (This Document): 
English

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