National Identity Card Act

National Identity Card (Particulars in Register) Regulations 2013

[GN 237 of 2013 – 16 September 2013] [Sections 3(2)(b) and 10]

1. These regulations may be cited as the National Identity Card (Particulars in Register) Regulations 2013.

2. In these regulations –

"Act" means the National Identity Card Act.

3. For the purpose of section 3(2)(b) of the Act, the following particulars of a person shall be recorded in the register –

(a) date of birth;

(b) photograph;

(c) signature or thumbprint;

(d) National Identity Card number;

(e) residential address;

(f) fingerprints; and

(g) encoded minutiae of fingerprints.

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National Identity Card Regulations 2013

[GN 216 of 2013 – 16 September 2013] [Section 10]

1. These regulations may be cited as the National Identity Card Regulations 2013.

2. In these regulations –

"Act" means the National Identity Card Act;

"barcode" means a 1-D barcode designed to store the NIC number;

"Card Control Number", in relation to an identity card, means an 8-digit number together with one check digit number stored on that identity card, and unique to that card;

"certificate" means a record issued by the MNIS Certification Authority System for the purpose of supporting digital signatures;

"Document Security Object" means the hash value of the data of an applicant for an identity card, which is electronically signed by the MNIS Certification Authority System;

"hash value" means the value computed from the data of an applicant for an identity card;

"invalid's basic pension" has the same meaning as in the National Pensions Act;

"MNIS Certification Authority System" means a system for the issuing of digital certificates, including the digital signing of a hash value.

3. (1) An application for an identity card pursuant to section 4, 5 or 10A of the Act, or for the renewal of an identity card shall –

 (a) be made electronically in the form set out in the First Schedule, at any office designated by the Registrar; and

 (b) subject to regulation 6, be accompanied by the appropriate fee specified in the Second Schedule.

(2) Every applicant shall, where appropriate, surrender to the Registrar any identity card previously issued to him, upon being issued with an identity card in pursuance of his application.

4. Subject to regulations 5 and 6, every identity card issued shall be valid for a period of 10 years from its date of issue.

5. (1) For the purpose of section 5(4) of the Act, every holder of an identity card shall apply for a new identity card where –

 (a) there is any change in his name or surname;

 (b) the identity card is lost or damaged;

 (c) the identity card has to be replaced on account of –

  (i) the disfigurement of the person;

  (ii) any material change in the physical appearance of the person; or

  (iii) any change in the biometric information of the person;

 (d) an entry on the identity card contains an error;

 (e) an entry on the identity card becomes illegible; or

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