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


Identification Regulations, 1998

11. Steps to ensure that person applies for identity card



(1) The officer referred to in section 17(2) shall request the person concerned in writing to apply to an identity card within 7 days from the date of such request at the nearest office of the Department.


(2) The request shall be substantially in the form prescribed in Annexure 9, and a copy thereof shall forthwith be delivered to the nearest office of the Department.


(3) Any person who fails to comply with a request under this regulation shall be guilty of an offence and upon conviction punishable to a fine and to a period of imprisonment not exceeding 12 months.


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