added OA sub-policy for Ireland

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CACert Organisation Assurance Program sub-policy for Ireland
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<font color="blue">CAcert Organisation Assurance Program sub-policy for Ireland</font>
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Author(s): Sam Johnston<br />
Creation date: WIP 2008-03-25 V0.1<br />
Status: <font color="red">WIP</font> 2008-03-XXX<br />
Date next status: changes expected in April 2008.<br />
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<h2>
0. Preliminaries
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<p>
This CAcert sub-policy extends the Organisation Assurance Policy ("OAP") by specifying how the CAcert Organisation Assurance Program ("COAP") is to be conducted by the assigned Organisation Assurer ("OA") under the supervision of the Assurance Officer ("AO") for entities within the defined scope.
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1. Scope
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This sub-policy is applicable to:<br />
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<li>Irish legal entities:<br />
<ol type="i">
<li>Sole Traders
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<li>Partnerships
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<li>Companies
</li>
</ol>
</li>
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2. Requirements
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<p>
This section describes any scope specific requirements that are not otherwise defined in the OAP.
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2.1 Organisation
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<ol type="a">
<li>For sole traders and partnerships operating under their own name(s), business name registration is OPTIONAL.
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<li>Applicants MUST be a valid legal entity but MAY have an arbitrary number of registered trading names.
</li>
</ol>
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2.2 Records
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<ol type="a">
<li>Digital Signatures CAN be accepted in Ireland under the implementation of European Directive 2000/31/EC by way of the Electronic Commerce Act of 2000.
</li>
<li>Applicant claiming to be acting on another's behalf MUST submit a copy of the relevant authorisation (eg power of attorney).
</li>
</ol>
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2.3 Application Form
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<ol type="a">
<li>The jurisdiction MUST be specified as 'Ireland'.
</li>
<li>Any applicable organisation identifiers (Company or Business Name Number) MUST be specified where applicable (not required for sole traders and partnerships operating under their own name(s)).
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3. Registration
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3.1 Registries
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<ol type="a">
<li>Companies Registration Office ("CRO") [<a title="Companies Registration Office" href="http://www.cro.ie/">http://www.cro.ie/</a>]<br />
<ol type="i">
<li>Company Search [<a title="Company Search" href="http://www.cro.ie/search/">http://www.cro.ie/search/</a>]<br />
</li>
</ol>
</li>
<li>IE Domain Registry Ltd [<a title="IE Domain Registry Ltd" href="http://www.domainregistry.ie/">http://www.domainregistry.ie/</a>]<br />
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<li>.ie ccTLD WHOIS [<a title=".ie WHOIS" href="http://www.domainregistry.ie/cgi-bin/whois.cgi">http://www.domainregistry.ie/cgi-bin/whois.cgi</a>]<br />
</li>
</ol>
</li>
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3.2 Identifiers
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<li>Business Name Number is a unique identifying number assigned by CRO when an entity registers a business name.
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<li>Company Number is a unique identifying number assigned by CRO when a body becomes registered as a company.
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<li>Business Name and Company Numbers are NOT interchangeable
</ol>
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3.3 Documents
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<ol type="a">
<li>CRO Company Printout
</li>
<li>CRO Business Name Printout
</li>
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4. Processes
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4.1 Assurance
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<ol type="a">
<li>Each person listed in an application MUST be individually assured and referenced by a confirmed email.
</li>
<li>Sole traders and partnerships operating under their own name(s) MAY be automatically approved without further checks.
</li>
<li>All other trading names (including companies) MUST be verified by a CRO Company Search, where the status MUST be 'Normal'.
</li>
<li>Partnership applicants MUST additionally be verified via a Business Name Printout as a current individual member and SHOULD be a managing partner.
</li>
<li>Company applications MUST be made by an individual who is duly authorised to sign on behalf of the company:
<ol type="i">
<li>Officeholder applicants (directors or preferably secretary) MUST be verified in a "Company Printout" which is to be obtained for a fee (reclaimable from the applicant) by the OA from CRO.
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<li>Any other applicant MUST prove that they are duly authorised to sign on behalf of the entity (for example via delegation and/or under company rules) to the satisfaction of the OA, for approval by the AO.
</li>
</ol>
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4.2 Domain Names
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<ol type="a">
<li>.ie ccTLD WHOIS contains organisation information which MUST exactly match the organisation's details and type.
</li>
<li>Any other domain names MUST exactly match the organisation's details for the registrant (or equivalent) or be subject to technical verification measures.
</li>
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