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THE SCHEDULE Personal identifiers

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—(1)  The Minister may make regulations for or in respect of any purpose which is considered by him necessary for carrying out the provisions of this Act and for the prescribing of any matter which is authorised or required under this Act to be prescribed.
(2)  Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Minister may, by such regulations, provide for —
the manner in which and the places at which applications for registration of persons under this Act shall be made;
the establishment of a central registry;
the obligation of a person to furnish information and documents for the purposes of the person’s registration, or the alteration of any particulars of the person entered in the register, under this Act;
the taking and recording of personal identifiers of persons registered or required to be registered under this Act;
the issue of identity cards and the particulars to be entered thereon and the different categories of identity cards that may be issued to such categories or classes of persons as may be prescribed;
the inspection of identity cards by persons in charge of hotels, boarding houses, hostels and such other classes or descriptions of persons as may be prescribed;
the replacement and cancellation of identity cards which have been issued under this Act;
the re-registration of persons who have obtained identity cards or replacements thereof within any prescribed period;
the maximum charges that may be made for, and the conditions which may be imposed in respect of, the taking by any person of photographs for the purposes of this Act;
the surrender or return of identity cards, whether by the holders of the identity cards or other persons;
the custody and production of identity cards;
the times and places for the attendance before a registration officer of applicants and holders of identity cards;
the publication of information derived from the register;
the making of corrections to and alterations in the register and identity cards;
the absolute or conditional exemption of any person or category of persons from the provisions of this Act;
the prescribing of fees and charges for the purposes of this Act;
subject to Part XIX of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68) and section 14D of the National Library Board Act (Cap. 197), the destruction of identity cards issued, and documents obtained by the Commissioner or registration officers, under this Act; and
the prescribing of anything that is required or permitted to be prescribed under this Act.
(3)  The regulations may provide that a contravention of any provision of the regulations shall be an offence punishable with a fine not exceeding $3,000 or with imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or with both.
(4)  The Minister may authorise the Commissioner to devise and use such forms as the Commissioner considers necessary for the purposes of this Act.
History for Provision '19 Regulations'.
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Formal Consolidation
09 March 1992
1992 RevEd
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Informal Consolidation
28 December 2016
Act 32 of 2016