Section No :  
1980 Revised version
REGISTRATION OF PERSONS
Marginal Notes
1. This Act may be cited as the Registration of Persons Act.
2. Persons liable to registration.
3. Appointment of officers and servants.
4. Powers and duties of officers.
5. Delegation of powers of the Commissioner
6. Register of Persons.
7. Order appointing the period within which persons liable to registration are required to apply for such registration.
8. Obligation of person liable to registration to apply for such registration.
9. Applications for registration.
10. Grounds on which application for registration may be rejected by the Commissioner. -
11. Disposal of application for registration by the Commissioner.
12. Appeals to an appropriate Tribunal against decisions of the Commissioner on applications for registration.
13. Finality of decisions of the Commissioner on applications for registration.
14. Identity cards to be issued to registered persons.
15. Identity card to be produced when required.
16. Issue of duplicate identity card in case of loss of original.
17. Issue of duplicate case of card in damage, & c, of original.
18. Recovery of lost identity cards.
19. Surrender of an identity card.
20. Appeals to an appropriate Tribunal against decisions of the Commissioner on applications for duplicates of identity cards.
21. Finality of decisions of the Commissioner on applications for duplicates of identity cards.
22. Identity card not transferable.
23. Alteration of identity card
24. Not more than one identity card to be issued to any person.
25. Registration of persons Tribunals.
26. Jurisdiction of a Tribunal
27. Record of proceedings before a Tribunal.
28. Power to summon witnesses. & c.
29. Persons giving evidence before a Tribunal bound to state the truth.
30. Decision of a Tribunal to contain reasons.
31. Costs of proceedings before a Tribunal.
32. Procedure and practice before a Tribunal.
33. Decisions by a Tribunal-
34. Punishment of contempts.
35. Failure to obey summons, to give evidence, & c.
36. Cost of copies of photographs.
36A. Waiver of fees. [7, 28 of 1971.]
37. Power of Commissioner, & c, to require applicants for registration or duplicate identity cards to furnish information.
38. Power to require employers to furnish returns regarding persons in their employment.
39. Power of Commissioner or authorized officer to require information from persons generally, and to hold inquiries.
40. Certificate issued by certain officers for special purposes.
41. Limitation in regard to prosecutions.
42. Proof of instrument issued by the Commissioner.
43. Commissioner, & c. deemed to be peace officers.
44. Offences.
45. Burden of proof cast on applicants for registration.
46. The operation of the Immigrants and Emigrants Act not to be prejudiced or affected by this Act.
47. Certain identity cards invalid.
48. Offences to be triable summarily by a Magistrate.
49. Liability in case of offences committed by a body corporate or unincorporate.
50. offences to be cognizable.
51. Compounding of offences.
52. Regulations.
53. Service of documents.
54. Fees, fines and penalties to be credited to the Consolidated Fund.
55. Interpretation.