(1) The Controller may, if he is satisfied after making such inquiry, as he may think fit, that a Certifying Authority has, -
(a)made a statement in, or in relation to, the application for the issueor renewal of the licence, which is incorrect or false in materialparticulars;
(b)failed to comply with the terms and conditions subject to which the licence was granted;
(c)failed to maintain the standards specified under clause (b) of sub-section (2) of section 20;
(d)contravened any provisions of this Act, rule, regulation or order made thereunder;
revoke the licence:
Provided that no licence shall be revoked unless the Certifying Authority has been given a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the proposed revocation.
(2) The Controller may, if he has reasonable cause to believe that there is any ground for revoking a licence under sub-section (1), by order suspend such licence pending the completion of any enquiry ordered by him:
Provided that no licence shall be suspended for a period exceeding ten days unless the Certifying Authority has been given a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the proposed suspension.
(3) No Certifying Authority whose licence has been suspended shall issue any Digital Signature Certificate during such suspension.