Law (2015:899) About Identity Cards For Residents In Sweden

Original Language Title: Lag (2015:899) om identitetskort för folkbokförda i Sverige

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2015:899

/Entry into force: 01/01/2016/section 1 of The Government authority determines (the issuing authority) may issue an identity card upon application by a person who has reached the age of 13 and who are resident in the country, according to the civil status Act (1991:481).



Application



section 2 of the applicant for an identification card is required, in the context of the application 1. Let the issuing authority take a picture in digital format of the applicant's face or, if there are serious reasons, submit an identity photograph will, and



2. prove his identity and other personal data.



§ 3 If the applicant has a residence permit in Sweden, he or she shall be deemed to have established their identity if the information supplied in the application for identity card tally with what has been registered in the case of the residence permit.

The identity shall not, however, be deemed to have been established in this way, if special reasons against it.



The applicant must indicate if he or she wants to prove identity in this way.



section 4 of the application for identity card is to be refused if the conditions in paragraph 1 are not met or that referred to in paragraph 2 or that have been prescribed by the Government in respect of the application has not been observed and the applicant has not followed an appeal to address the shortage.



section 5 of the Government or the authority that the Government can, with the support of Chapter 8. section 7 of the Constitution notify additional regulations on application and issuance of identity cards.



Withdrawal



section 6, an identity card shall be withdrawn if 1. There were obstacles to issuing identity cards at the time of issue and the stumbling block still consists, 2. any substantial task that follows from the identity card is incorrect or no longer valid, or



3. any other than the identity card is issued to the possession of the card.



section 7 of the Government or the authority that the Government can, with the support of Chapter 8. section 7 of the Constitution provide for the procedure for the withdrawal of identity cards.



The processing of personal data in a database



§ 8 the issuing agency shall, with the help of automated processing keep a database with a collection of information on identity cards for residents in Sweden.



§ 9 processing of personal data is permitted under this Act may be carried out even if the data subject opposes treatment.



The relationship to the personal data Act



section 10 of the processing of personal data in the database is the personal data Act (1998:204) unless otherwise provided by this Act or the regulations that have been issued in connection with the Act.



Privacy responsibility



section 11 of the issuing authority is responsible for the processing of personal data by the Agency.



Purpose



section 12 of the personal data may be processed in the database if needed in the issuing agency for the issuance of identity cards.



Personal data shall be processed in accordance with the first subparagraph may also be treated if it is needed to fulfil the data disclosure is made in accordance with law or regulation. Moreover, section 9, second subparagraph of the first paragraph (d) and personal data Act (1998:204).



The contents of the database



13 § sensitive personal data as set out in paragraph 13 of the personal data Act (1998:204) may be processed in a document which has been submitted in a case. Such data may be processed even in a document which has been prepared in a case, if they are necessary for handling.



section 14 A copy of the facial image as the identity card has been awarded may be processed in the database.



section 15 of the Government or the authority that the Government can, with the support of Chapter 8. section 7 of the Constitution notify additional rules on what information the database shall or may contain.



Disclosure of an indication of identity card validity



paragraph 16 of the statement of validity of an identity card may be released through direct access.



Search restrictions



section 17 of the facial image under 1 and section 14 shall not be used when searching with the help of automated processing.



Sensitive personal data referred to in paragraphs 13 and data relating to offences referred to in paragraph 21 of the personal data Act (1998:204) must not be used as a search term.



Rectification and indemnity



section 18 of the provisions of the personal data Act (1998:204) for rectification and indemnity shall also apply to the processing of personal data in contravention of this Act or the regulations that have been issued in connection with the Act.



Other provisions



paragraph 19 of Decision under this Act may be appealed to the administrative court.



Leave to appeal is required for an appeal to the administrative court.



paragraph 20 of Decision under this Act shall be effective immediately, unless otherwise specified in the decision.