|553||Title:||ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 131 of 2004|
|Section:||24||Heading:||Government Chief Information Officer may suspend recognition||Version Date:||01/07/2004|
(1) The Government Chief Information Officer may suspend a recognition granted under section 21 or 22 or renewed under section 22 or 27 for a period not exceeding 14 days. (Amended L.N. 131 of 2004)
(2) If the Government Chief Information Officer decides to suspend a recognition, the Government Chief Information Officer must immediately give the certification authority notice in writing of the decision specifying the reasons for the decision and the date on which the decision was made. (Amended L.N. 131 of 2004)
(3) A suspension of recognition in relation to certificates may relate to all certificates issued by a recognized certification authority or to a type, class or description of certificates or a particular certificate.
(4) Subject to subsection (5), a suspension takes effect on the expiry of 7 days from the date on which the decision to suspend the recognition is made.
(5) If the certification authority appeals under section 28 against the suspension, the suspension does not take effect until the expiry of 7 days from the date on which the Secretary confirms the suspension on appeal.
(6) If the period of suspension expires during the validity of a recognition and the recognition is not revoked, the recognition is taken to be reinstated.