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National Identity Cards

Unread postPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:28 pm
by Admin
National Identity Cards
section 10 of NADRA 2000 sub section(1) the authority shall issue or renew or cause to be issued or renewed, in such manner and on terms and conditions, subject to every citizen who has attained the age of eighteen years and got himself registered under section 9, a card to be called National Identity Card in such form with such period of validity upon payment of such fee in such form and manner as may be prescribed:
Provided that all cards issued under section 5 of the National Registration Act 1973 to such citizen as stood registered under section 4 of the said Act immediately before the commencement of this Ordinance shall be deemed to have been issued under this Ordinance and shall subject to section 17, 18 and 30 remain valid till such period as the underlying registration of the citizens to who such cards are issued remains valid in terms of the first proviso to subsection (1) of section 9.
Provided further that before issuing or reviewing a card under this section the authority may require a person to surrender a national Identity card earlier issued to him under this Ordinance or the National Registration Act 1973 or otherwise satisfy the Authority as to the factum of his having totally abandoned the use of any such earlier card and till such time as he surrenders such earlier card or otherwise satisfied the authority as aforesaid, the authority may not issue or renew a card.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in this ordinance, all such National Identity cards as are to be issued to a a citizen under this ordinance by means of a manual or computerized laser printing process (as applicable in the District of Islamabad and Rawalpindi) shall not be issued for a period of validity beyond two years after the commencement of this ordinance or such Longer or shorter period as may be notified by the Federal Government with a view to promoting uniformity authenticity and technological advancement in the registration for and issuance of National Identity Cards