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The Identity Cards Act 2006 (Prescribed Information) Regulations 2009

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Identity Cards Act 2006 (Prescribed Information) Regulations 2009 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which they are made.

(2) In these Regulations –

“2006 Act” means the Identity Cards Act 2006;

“chartered psychologist” means a person for the time being listed in the British Psychological Society’s Register of Chartered Psychologists;

“cryptographic key pair” means a unique pair of mathematically linked digital values which consists of a private key element and a corresponding public key element that are used to verify the authenticity of an ID card’s chip or an ID card reader;

“digital signature” means a unique code created from certain items of information recorded on an individual’s ID card, which confirms that the information was placed on the card’s chip by the issuer of the card and that it has not been modified since signing;

“document signing certificate” means an electronic certificate which confirms that the digital signature is valid;

“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;

(d)

“Identification card” means –

(e)

an ID card issued to an EEA national;

(f)

an ID card issued to a family member of an EEA national with a right to reside under the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006(1);

(g)

an ID card issued to an individual in respect of whom there is in force -

(i)

a banning order within the meaning of section 14 of the Football Spectators Act 1989(2);

(ii)

a travel restriction order within the meaning of section 33 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001(3); or

(iii)

any other requirement imposed by a court to surrender that individual’s passport or ID card to the police or other authority;

(h)

an ID card issued to an individual who owes money to the United Kingdom government for repatriation or any other form of consular relief;

(i)

an ID card issued to an individual who comes within a category of persons which has been notified to Parliament(4) as one in respect of whom the Secretary of State will refuse passport facilities; and

(j)

an additional ID card issued to an individual who has a need to live at least part of their life in a gender other than the gender recorded on their current birth certificate where that need has been corroborated by evidence from a registered medical practitioner or a chartered psychologist practising in the field of gender dysphoria;

“public key element of a cryptographic key pair” means the cryptographic value which can be used to encrypt data for decryption solely by corresponding private keys or to verify a digital signature created using corresponding private keys;

“title of nobility” means a title held by –

(a)

a member of the royal family or of the House of Lords or a person whose name appears on the Roll of the Peerage established by Royal Warrant signed on 1st June 2004;

(b)

a person whose title has been acquired by virtue of being a member of the family of a person within sub-paragraph (a);

(c)

a holder of a knighthood or baronetcy;

(d)

a person whose title has been acquired by virtue of being the wife of a person within sub-paragraph (c); or

(e)

a Dame of the Realm.

(2)

1989 c.37; section 14 was substituted by section 1 of and paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 1 to the Football (Disorder) Act 2000 (c.25).

(4)

From time to time the Secretary of State notifies Parliament of categories of persons who are not entitled to a United Kingdom passport.

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