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Community Framework for Electronic Signatures
Date added 1 October 2008
Last edited 11 November 2009
Directive 1999/93/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 1999 on a Community Framework for Electronic Signatures.
The Community Framework for Electronic Signatures is the European legislation ensuring the ease of use, and legal recognition of electronic signatures, on the same footing as a handwritten ones. The legislation defines the qualities required for a legally admissable electronic signature, and defines the requirements for a qualified certificate.
Standards Developing Organisations
No information available.
- Description and Representation Information
- Preservation Planning
- Electronic Records Management Standards
- Wikipedia entry for Electronic Signatures [external]
Alternative Current Versions
- Council Decision 1999/468/EC Laying Down the Procedures for the Exercise of Implementing Powers