Department of the Interior and of the safety public order No. 2016-299 of February 24, 2016 Decree No. 2016-299 24 February 2016 on the extension of the chargeability of the national report of PRESENTATION scanned identity cards a bill establishing the ECOWAS biometric ID card, called to replace the national currently scanned identity card in force was adopted at the Council of Ministers of February 17, 2016.
This project will be submitted as urgent procedure at the National Assembly, and immediately voted, the procedure will be initiated to produce new cards before the end of the year 2016.
In the meantime and in respect of the transitional provisions, should extend the period of validity of the current cards for an additional year to enable the implementation of the new system of production.
This is why it is proposed, in accordance with article 5 of Act No. 2005-28 06 September 2005 establishing national ID scanned, extend the exigibility of the national identity cards expired.
Such is the economy of the draft decree.
The President of the Republic, pursuant to the Constitution;
Pursuant to law n ° 2005-28 06 September 2005 establishing the national ID card scanned;
Having regard to Decree No 2005 - 787, September 06, 2005 establishing the national identity card;
Having regard to Decree No. 2016 - 261 February 18, 2016 fixing the date of a referendum and the convening of the electoral body.
The report of the Minister of the Interior and public security, decreed: Article 1. -Pursuant to article 5 of Act No. 2005-28 September 06, 2005, establishing the national digital identification card, national identity cards expired is payable until December 31, 2016.
S. 2. - the Minister of the Interior and public security is responsible for the implementation of this Decree which shall be published in the official journal.
Made in Dakar, February 24, 2016.
By the President of the Republic: Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah DIONNE