(5 ILCS 175/20-105)
    Sec. 20-105. Acceptance of a certificate.
    (a) A person accepts a certificate that names such person as a subscriber by publishing or approving publication of it to one or more persons, or in a repository, or otherwise demonstrating approval of it, while knowing or having notice of its contents.
    (b) By accepting a certificate, the subscriber listed in the certificate represents to any person who reasonably relies on information contained in the certificate, in good faith and during its operational period, that:
        (1) the subscriber rightfully holds the private key
    
corresponding to the public key listed in the certificate;
        (2) all representations made by the subscriber to the
    
certification authority and material to the information listed in the certificate are true; and
        (3) all information in the certificate that is within
    
the knowledge of the subscriber is true.
(Source: P.A. 90-759, eff. 7-1-99.)