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(1)This section applies where an individual—
(a)is subject to compulsory registration; and
(b)is entered in the Register.
(2)If the individual—
(a)holds a valid ID card that is due to expire within the prescribed period, or
(b)does not hold a valid ID card,
he must apply for one within the prescribed period.
(3)Where an individual applies for an ID card in pursuance of this section, the Secretary of State may require him to do such one or more of the things specified in subsection (4) as the Secretary of State thinks fit for the purpose of—
(a)verifying information provided for the purposes of the application; or
(b)otherwise ensuring that there is a complete, up-to-date and accurate entry about that individual in the Register.
(4)The things that an individual may be required to do under subsection (3) are—
(a)to attend at an agreed place and time or (in the absence of agreement) at a specified place and time;
(b)to allow his fingerprints, and other biometric information about himself, to be taken and recorded;
(c)to allow himself to be photographed;
(d)otherwise to provide such information as may be required by the Secretary of State.
(5)An individual who contravenes—
(a)a requirement imposed by subsection (2), or
(b)a requirement imposed under subsection (3),
shall be liable to a civil penalty not exceeding £1,000.
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