(5 ILCS 175/20-105)
Acceptance of a certificate.
(a) A person accepts a certificate that names such person as a subscriber by
approving publication of it to one or more persons, or in a repository, or
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
(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.)