Copy of a 5 June 1996 report by the Australian Country Information Service (CIS) on National Identity Cards (NIC) [LKA28906.E]

Please find attached the copy of the requested 5 June 1996 report LKA03628 on National Identity Cards that was produced by Country Information Service, Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Australia. According to this report, it "contains a compilation and summary of information currently held by the CIS on the topic of Sri Lankan Identity Cards" and covers the following subjects:

Format of identity cards

Application and processing procedures

Types of identity cards

Special codes on identity cards

Age requirements

Citizenship/residence requirements

Penalties relating to ID cards

Fraudulent ID cards

Renewal of old or lost ID cards/validity

ID cards and marriage

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.

Reference


Country Information Service (CIS), Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Australia. 5 June 1996. Request LKA03628 on National Identity Cards (NICs). (CISINFO database)

Attachment


Country Information Service (CIS), Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Australia. 5 June 1996. Request LKA03628 on National Identity Cards (NICs). (CISINFO database)