—(1) Any person who —
is required to register under this Act, or being registered under this Act, is required to re-register under this Act fails to register or re-register within the prescribed time or period;
fails to report his change of residence as required under section 8(1);
fails to submit, or fails to submit within the time prescribed, such returns as are required to be submitted under section 9;
without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, is in possession of one or more identity cards;
unlawfully deprives any person of an identity card;
fails or refuses to surrender his identity card to the Commissioner as required under section 10(2); or
defaces, mutilates or destroys an identity card,
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or to both.
(2) Any person who —
without lawful authority, parts with possession of any identity card to any person;
without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, knowingly obtains or is in possession of or makes use of a forged identity card or an identity card other than his own;
unlawfully issues or reproduces an identity card or any part thereof; or
forges, erases, alters or falsifies any entry in or tampers with an identity card,
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years or to both.
(3) The Commissioner may accept from any person who is reasonably suspected of having committed an offence under subsection (1)(a), (b) or (c) a sum not exceeding $200 by way of composition for the offence which may have been committed.
(4) Any person who aids or abets in the commission of any offence under this Act shall be guilty of an offence.
(5) Every offence under this Act shall be deemed to be a seizable offence for the purposes of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68).