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Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002)


Immigration Regulations, 2014

37. Identification


An immigration officer or police officer shall take the following steps in order to verify the identity or status of the person contemplated in section 41(1) of the Act:

(a) access relevant documents that may be readily available in this regard;
(b) contact relatives or other persons who could prove such identity and status;
(c) access Departmental records in this regard; or
(d) provide the necessary means for the person to obtain the documents that may confirm his or her identity and status.