eIDAS Implementation Act entered into force on July 29th

With the publication of the   eIDAS Implementation Act on July 28 in the Federal Law Gazette this came into force on July 29th.

At the same time, the Signature Act of May 16, 2001 and the Signature Ordinance of November 16, 2001 become invalid.

The core of the eIDAS Implementation Act is the Trust Services Act (VDG). Electronic trust services include, for example, the electronic signature, the electronic seal, the electronic time stamp, electronic delivery services and website certificates.

This became the EU- eIDAS regulation implemented in national law.