19.34.311  <<  19.34.320 >>   19.34.321

Digital message as written on paperRequirementsOther requirements not affectedException from uniform commercial code.

A message is as valid, enforceable, and effective as if it had been written on paper, if it:
(1) Bears in its entirety a digital signature; and
(2) That digital signature is verified by the public key listed in a certificate that:
(a) Was issued by a licensed certification authority; and
(b) Was valid at the time the digital signature was created.
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to eliminate, modify, or condition any other requirements for a contract to be valid, enforceable, and effective. No digital message shall be deemed to be an instrument under Title 62A RCW unless all parties to the transaction agree, including financial institutions affected.

NOTES:

Effective dateSeverability1997 c 27: See notes following RCW 19.34.030.
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