Electronic Communications Transactions

Under the Electronic Communications and Transaction Act the Authority has the responsibility of accrediting Secure Electronic Signature Service Providers. The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No. 14 of 2014 (the Act) came into force on 1st April 2016 with the passing of secondary legislation (Regulations). The Act makes BOCRA responsible for accrediting and managing Certificate Authorities (CA), developing technical standards, handling legal and policy issues and appointing a pool of Auditors from which interested CAs can choose during the auditing process.