Whether it is necessary to renew one's national identity card (NIC) upon reaching 18 years of age (2000-July 2001) [LKA37381.E]

No information on requirements to renew one's national identity card (NIC) further to that found in LKA34692.E of 20 April 2001 could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate 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

IRB databases.

Sri Lanka High Commission, Ottawa.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact one oral source.

Internet sites including:

Danish Immigration Service. July 1999. Report on Fact-Finding Mission to Sri Lanka.

EelamNation. June 2000-June 2001.

Immigration and Nationality Directorate. Apr. 2001. Sri Lanka Assessment.

Spotlight on Sri Lanka. Nov. 2000-July 2001.

Sri Lanka Department of Information. News Update. Sept. 2000-July 2001.

Sri Lanka Monitor [London]. Jan. 2000-May 2001.

Tamil Times [Surrey]. Jan. 2000-July 2001.