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Subsequently to the approval of the National Identity Act 2018, the Ministry of Justice is progressing the issuance of Identity Card to all Kiribati Citizens of age 18 years and above. MOJ Officers have started collating information for all Kiribati citizens that will feed into the population register.


The information contained in the Population Register will reflect data under the Birth, Death & Marriages Ordinance which existed immediately prior to the commencement of this Bill, as well as the information contained in any document kept by the Registrar General under any law, which are appropriate for the compilation and maintenance of the population register referred to in section 6(1), shall be utilised by the Registrar General for that purpose.

This shall apply to all persons who are Kiribati citizens and persons who are lawfully and permanently resident in the Republic. 

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