In order that all stages of proceedings may be documented electronically, the UVS for Upper Austria affixes an official signature to all its dispatches. This indicates clearly that this is an official written communication from the designated office.
The official signature enables the recipient to verify the origin of the document and its consistency with a copy which is retained by the issuer.
The official signature is composed of
- a figurative mark,
- an indicator, showing that the document emanates from the Tribunal, and
- information on how to verify the authenticity of the electronic document and the hard copy of the document.
Protected illustration of the figurative mark in accordance with § 19 para. 3 E-Government Act (E-GovG)
The independent Administrative Tribunal for the Federal Province of Upper Austria (UVS) employs the following figurative mark on documents bearing its official signature:
Verification of an electronic document bearing the official signature
The authenticity and integrity of an electronic document bearing the official signature can be verified by contacting one of the offices listed below:
Official link for signature verification – currently forwards visitors to the RTR (Rundfunk & Telekom Regulierungs-GmbH) verification site.
Verification service of the www.buergerkarte.at homepage under PDF-Signaturen > Signatur prüfen
Verification service of the RTR (Rundfunk & Telekom Regulierungs-GmbH)
Verification of a hard copy of an electronic document bearing the official signature
By verification in the sense of § 20 E-GovG we mean confirmation that the document provided in hard copy does indeed emanate from the purported authority. If you wish to verify the authenticity of a document bearing the official signature please contact us through one of our official channels as detailed on our homepage.