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Identity Cards Bill


 

Identity Cards Bill

 

[AS AMENDED IN COMMITTEE]

 
 

Contents

Registration

1   

The National Identity Register

2   

Individuals entered in Register

3   

Information recorded in Register

4   

Designation of documents for purposes of registration etc.

5   

Applications relating to entries in Register

6   

Power of Secretary of State to require registration

7   

Procedure for orders under s. 6

ID cards

8   

Issue etc. of ID cards

9   

ID cards for those compulsorily registered

10   

Functions of persons issuing designated documents

Maintaining accuracy of Register etc.

11   

Power to require information for validating Register

12   

Notification of changes affecting accuracy of Register

13   

Invalidity and surrender of ID cards

Provision of information from Register for verification purposes etc.

14   

Provision of information for verification or otherwise with consent

Required identity checks

15   

Power to make public services conditional on identity checks

16   

Procedure for regulations under s. 15

17   

Power to provide for checks on the Register

18   

Prohibition on requirements to produce identity cards

Other purposes for which registered information can be provided

19   

Public authorities etc.

20   

Prevention and detection of crime

21   

Correcting inaccurate or incomplete information

22   

Power to authorise provision of information in other circumstances

 

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23   

Rules for providing information without individual’s consent

Supervision of operation of Act

24   

Appointment of National Identity Scheme Commissioner

25   

Reports by Commissioner

26   

Jurisdiction of Intelligence Services Commissioner and Tribunal

Offences

27   

Possession of false identity documents etc.

28   

Identity documents for the purposes of s. 27

29   

Unauthorised disclosure of information

30   

Providing false information

31   

Tampering with the Register etc.

32   

Amendments relating to offences

Civil penalties

33   

Imposition of civil penalties

34   

Objection to penalty

35   

Appeals against penalties

36   

Code of practice on penalties

Fees and charges

37   

Fees in respect of functions carried out under Act

38   

Amendment of Consular Fees Act 1980

Provisions relating to passports

39   

Verifying information provided with passport applications etc.

40   

Amendments of legislation relating to passports

Supplemental

41   

Orders and regulations

42   

Expenses of Secretary of State

43   

General interpretation

44   

Scotland

45   

Short title, repeals, commencement, transitory provision and extent

Schedule 1   —   

Information that may be recorded in Register

Schedule 2   —   

Repeals

 
 

 
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