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Identification Act, 1997 (Act No. 68 of 1997)

Chapter 2 : Population Register

5. Compilation and maintenance of population register



(1) The Director-General shall, as soon as practicable after the commencement of this Act, in the prescribed manner compile and thereafter maintain a population register for the Republic.


(2) The particulars required for the compilation and maintenance of the population register shall be obtained by the Director-General in the prescribed manner from the information referred to in section 2.