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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Identity Cards Act 2006 (Prescribed Information) Regulations 2009 No. 2794
5. (1) Subject to paragraphs (3) and (4), the parts of the information to be recorded on an ID card that are prescribed for the purposes of section 6(3)(b) of the 2006 Act (recording prescribed parts in an encrypted form) are the parts specified in paragraph (2) that are cryptographically protected by means of the digital signature.
(2) The parts of the information referred to in paragraph (1) are –
(a)abridged version of the title of the card;
(b)references to the United Kingdom being the issuing country;
(c)the card number;
(d)the holder’s date of birth;
(e)the holder’s gender;
(f)the holder’s nationality;
(g)the holder’s name;
(h)the holder’s facial image;
(i)fingerprints of any two of the holder’s fingers;
(j)a public key element of a cryptographic key pair; and
(k)the expiry date of the card.
(3) In the case of an identification card, paragraph (2)(f) does not apply.
(4) Where, pursuant to regulation 3(3) or (4), only one or none of the holder’s fingerprints is recorded on the card, paragraph (2)(i) shall be modified so as to refer to only one of the holder’s fingers or to the fact that no fingerprints have been recorded .
(5) This regulation does not apply to the information referred to in paragraph (1) where it is not included in the digital signature.
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