Identity Cards Act 2006

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Registration

    1. 1.The National Identity Register

    2. 2.Individuals entered in Register

    3. 3.Information recorded in Register

    4. 4.Designation of documents for purposes of registration etc.

    5. 5.Applications relating to entries in Register

  3. ID cards

    1. 6.Issue etc. of ID cards

    2. 7.ID cards for those compulsorily registered

    3. 8.Functions of persons issuing designated documents

  4. Maintaining accuracy of Register etc.

    1. 9.Power to require information for validating Register

    2. 10.Notification of changes affecting accuracy of Register

    3. 11.Invalidity and surrender of ID cards

  5. Provision of information from Register for verification purposes etc.

    1. 12.Provision of information for verification or otherwise with consent

  6. Required identity checks

    1. 13.Power to make public services conditional on identity checks

    2. 14.Procedure for regulations under s. 13

    3. 15.Power to provide for checks on the Register

    4. 16.Prohibition on requirements to produce identity cards

  7. Other purposes for which registered information can be provided

    1. 17.Public authorities etc.

    2. 18.Prevention and detection of crime

    3. 19.Correcting inaccurate or incomplete information

    4. 20.Power to authorise provision of information in other circumstances

    5. 21.Rules for providing information without individual's consent

  8. Supervision of operation of Act

    1. 22.Appointment of National Identity Scheme Commissioner

    2. 23.Reports by Commissioner

    3. 24.Jurisdiction of Intelligence Services Commissioner and Tribunal

  9. Offences

    1. 25.Possession of false identity documents etc.

    2. 26.Identity documents for the purposes of s. 25

    3. 27.Unauthorised disclosure of information

    4. 28.Providing false information

    5. 29.Tampering with the Register etc.

    6. 30.Amendments relating to offences

  10. Civil penalties

    1. 31.Imposition of civil penalties

    2. 32.Objection to penalty

    3. 33.Appeals against penalties

    4. 34.Code of practice on penalties

  11. Fees and charges

    1. 35.Fees in respect of functions carried out under Act

    2. 36.Amendment of Consular Fees Act 1980

    3. 37.Report to Parliament about likely costs of ID cards scheme

  12. Provisions relating to passports

    1. 38.Verifying information provided with passport applications etc.

    2. 39.Amendments of legislation relating to passports

  13. Supplemental

    1. 40.Orders and regulations

    2. 41.Expenses of Secretary of State

    3. 42.General interpretation

    4. 43.Scotland

    5. 44.Short title, repeals, commencement, transitory provision and extent

  14. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Information that may be recorded in Register

      1. Personal information

        1. 1.The following may be recorded in an individual's entry in...

      2. Identifying information

        1. 2.The following may be recorded in an individual's entry in...

      3. Residential status

        1. 3.The following may be recorded in an individual's entry in...

      4. Personal reference numbers etc.

        1. 4.(1) The following may be recorded in an individual's entry...

      5. Record history

        1. 5.The following may be recorded in an individual's entry in...

      6. Registration and ID card history

        1. 6.The following may be recorded in an individual's entry in...

      7. Validation information

        1. 7.The following may be recorded in the entry in the...

      8. Security information

        1. 8.The following may be recorded in the entry in the...

      9. Records of provision of information

        1. 9.The following may be recorded in the entry in the...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals