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The Xunta de Galicia adopted the policy of electronic signatures and certificates

11 march 2014

The agency for technological upgrading of Galicia in the Xunta de Galicia has issued a resolution which approves the policy of electronic signatures and certificates of the general administration and public sector autonomous community of Galicia.

By the resolution dated 25 february 2014 (Opens in new window) adopted as policy of electronic signatures and certificates of the general administration and public sector autonomic Galicia the policy of electronic signatures and certificates of the general state administration with some specificities that are indicated in the text of the resolution.

The Order of 6 february 2014 which approves the identification and electronic signature of the general administration and public sector autonomic Galicia establishes in article 3 that the general administration and the public sector autonomic Galicia must adopt a policy of electronic signatures and certificates, which will be aligned with the national Interoperability and its implementing rules.

In general, a policy of electronic signature is a legal document containing a set of rules concerning the electronic signature, organized around the concepts of generation and validation of signature, in a particular context (contractual, juridical, legal), defining the rules and obligations of all actors involved in the process. The aim is to determine the validity of electronic signature to a particular transaction, specifying the information that should include the person signatory in the process of generation of signature and information to be seen in the validation process.

The policy of electronic signatures and certificates of the general state administration, is consistent with domestic autonomous community and fully manageable in its technical aspects, so with the adoption, the general administration and the public sector autonomic Galicia intends to give a clear step to promote interoperability between public administrations, which will be immediately in the simplification of formalities for citizens.

More information on the PTT Signature policy

  • Identity and electronic signature
  • Centre for technology transfer