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Identity Documents Act 2010

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8Meaning of “personal information”

(1)For the purposes of sections 4 and 5 “personal information”, in relation to an individual (“A”), means—

(a)A’s full name,

(b)other names by which A is or has previously been known,

(c)A’s gender,

(d)A’s date and place of birth,

(e)external characteristics of A that are capable of being used for identifying A,

(f)the address of A’s principal place of residence in the United Kingdom,

(g)the address of every other place in the United Kingdom or elsewhere where A has a place of residence,

(h)where in the United Kingdom and elsewhere A has previously been resident,

(i)the times at which A was resident at different places in the United Kingdom or elsewhere,

(j)A’s current residential status,

(k)residential statuses previously held by A, and

(l)information about numbers allocated to A for identification purposes and about the documents (including stamps or labels) to which they relate.

(2)In subsection (1) “residential status” means—

(a)A’s nationality,

(b)A’s entitlement to remain in the United Kingdom, and

(c)if that entitlement derives from a grant of leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom, the terms and conditions of that leave.

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