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The Identity Cards Act 2006 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2009

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1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Identity Cards Act 2006 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2009.

(2) In this Order –

“airside pass” in relation to an airport means a pass allowing the person to whom it has been issued unaccompanied access to a restricted zone or part of a restricted zone at that airport;

EEA national” means a national of an EEA State;

“EEA State” means –

(a)

a Member State, other than the United Kingdom;

(b)

Norway, Iceland, or Liechtenstein; or

(c)

Switzerland;

“Identity and Passport Service” means the Secretary of State acting through the Identity and Passport Service;

“restricted zone” means an area designated by the Secretary of State under section 11A of the Aviation Security Act 1982(1); and

“the 2006 Act” means the Identity Cards Act 2006.

Commencement

2.  (1)  Section 2(1) and (2), and section 5(1)(b), of the 2006 Act shall come into force on 20th October 2009 in relation to persons to whom paragraph (4) applies.

(2) Section 2(1) and (2), and section 5(1)(b), of the 2006 Act shall come into force on 10th November 2009 in relation to persons to whom paragraph (5) applies.

(3) Section 2(1) and (2), and section 5(1)(b), of the 2006 Act shall come into force on 24th November 2009 in relation to persons to whom paragraph (6) applies.

(4) This paragraph applies to a British citizen or EEA national who –

(a)is employed by the Identity and Passport Service and whose contract of employment provides that his place of work is permanently or temporarily at premises located in the counties of Greater Manchester, Merseyside or Durham within the meaning of section 1(2) of the Local Government 1972(2), or in a London borough;

(b)is working under a contract for services for the Identity and Passport Service in connection with the implementation of the 2006 Act at premises located at the addresses listed in the Schedule to this Order, and holds a pass allowing him unaccompanied access to those premises;

(c)is working under a contract for services for the Identity and Passport Service in connection with the implementation of the 2006 Act at premises occupied by the Identity and Passport Service located in a London borough, and holds a pass allowing him unaccompanied access to those premises; or

(d)holds an office or employment the duties of which relate, in whole or in part, to the implementation of the 2006 Act, and holds a pass allowing him unaccompanied access to the premises occupied by the Secretary of State located at 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF.

(5) This paragraph applies to a British citizen or EEA national employed by Manchester Airport Group plc and who holds an airside pass in respect of Manchester Airport, holds employment for which such a pass is required, or has been offered employment for which such a pass is required.

(6) This paragraph applies to a British citizen or EEA national employed by London City Airport Limited and who holds an airside pass in respect of London City Airport, holds employment for which such a pass is required, or has been offered employment for which such a pass is required.

(7) The following provisions of the 2006 Act shall come into force on 20th October 2009 –

(a)Section 1 (The National Identity Register) in so far as it is not already in force;

(b)Section 2(3) to (7) (Individuals entered in Register);

(c)Section 3 (Information recorded in Register);

(d)Section 4 (Designation of documents for purposes of registration etc.);

(e)Section 5(2) to (7) (Applications relating to entries in Register);

(f)Section 6 (Issue etc. of ID cards);

(g)Section 8 (Functions of persons issuing designated documents);

(h)Section 9 (Power to require information for validating Register);

(i)Section 10 (Notification of changes affecting accuracy of Register);

(j)Section 11 (Invalidity and surrender of ID cards);

(k)Section 12 (Provision of information for verification or otherwise with consent);

(l)Section 13 (Power to make public services conditional on identity checks);

(m)Section 14 (Procedure for regulations under s. 13);

(n)Section 15 (Power to provide for checks on the Register);

(o)Section 16 (Prohibition on requirements to produce identity cards);

(p)Section 17 (Public authorities etc.);

(q)Section 18 (Prevention and detection of crime);

(r)Section 19 (Correcting inaccurate or incomplete information);

(s)Section 20 (Power to authorise provision of information in other circumstances);

(t)Section 21 (Rules for providing information without individual’s consent);

(u)Section 27 (Unauthorised disclosure of information);

(v)Section 28 (Providing false information);

(w)Section 29 (Tampering with the Register etc.);

(x)Section 30 (Amendments relating to offences) in so far as it is not already in force;

(y)Section 31 (Imposition of civil penalties);

(z)Section 32 (Objection to penalty);

(aa)Section 33 (Appeals against penalties);

(bb)Section 34 (Code of practice on penalties);

(cc)Section 35 (Fees in respect of functions carried out under Act);

(dd)Section 39 (Amendments of legislation relating to passports);

(ee)Section 41 (Expenses of Secretary of State);

(ff)Section 42 (General interpretation) in so far as it is not already in force;

(gg)Section 43 (Scotland); and

(hh)Schedule 1 (Information that may be recorded in Register).

Bill Brett

Parliamentary Under‑Secretary of State

Home Office

22nd September 2009

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