Certification authority at the Ministry of Public Administration 
Tržaška cesta 21
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia

 

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Two separate Certification Authorities function at the Ministry of the Interior. Another activity is time-stamping provided by Time-Stamping Authority SI-TSA.

SIGEN-CA issues qualified digital certificates for citizens and for legal and natural persons, registered for performing activities.

SIGOV-CA issues qualified digital certificates for employees and servers of public administration institutions.

SI-TSA issues trusted time stamps for applications of public administration institutions.

Digital certificates SIGEN-CA and SIGOV-CA are intended for:
managing public administration data,
access and exchange of data, managed by public administration,
secure electronic communication between holders of qualified digital certificates of the Certification Authority at the Ministry of the Interior, 
any service or application, which requires the use of digital certificates issued by the Certificate Authority.
 
The purpose of SI-TSA time stamps:
insuring that electronic documens are digitally signed with a valid digital certificate at a specified time in such a manner that the time and the document are electronically bound by cryptographic algorithms,
providing a certified time for a transaction or an event of a system or application in other cases where it is required.

The Certification Authority at the Ministry of the Interior acts in accordance with the Electronic Commerce and Electronic Signature Act (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, No. 57/2000 and No. 25/2004) and the Decree on Conditions for Electronic Commerce and Electronic Signing (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, No. 77/2000 and 2/2001), and other legislation in force.

Details on the purpose and role of the Certificate Authority and Electronic Commerce, and the legal regulation of this field in the Republic of Slovenia can be found under the following links:

Purpose of a Certification Authority
Legal regulation of E-commerce
The Basics of E-commerce Technology
Glossary

 

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