Information on whether the authorities made it mandatory in late 1993 or early 1994 for every individual over 18 to obtain a new personal identity card and, if so, on the contents of the new cards, on the reasons for their usage, on how necessary it is to have them, on their appearance, and on the consequences for not having them [HRV20964.E]

Information on the above-mentioned subjects could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

DIRB country file on Croatia.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) reports. Daily.

Foreign diplomatic representatives in Canada.

On-line search of media sources.