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National Identity Register Act, 2008 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The seven hundred and fiftieth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

National Identity Register Act, 2008

  • Published by Government Gazette on 15 February 2008
  • Assented to on 28 January 2008
  • Commenced on 15 February 2008
AN ACT to provide for the capture of personal information of individuals by the National Identity Authority for the issue of national identity cards; for the protection of the personal information; for conditions for access, use, retention and disclosure of the information and for related matters.

Part I – Data Capture for the National Identity Register

National Identity Register

1. Application of this Part

This Part applies to the following types of registration:(a)mass registration of individuals which includes the registration of the category of persons specified in subsections (1) and (2) of section 7; and(b)the update of the Register.

2. Establishment of National Identity Register

(1)There is established by this Act a register of individuals k…

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