Passports Act 1992

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22 Delivery of recalled certificate of identity


Where the Minister recalls any certificate of identity under section 20, 21, or 27GA, the holder or other person who has the certificate in his or her possession or under his or her control shall, on demand by an officer, deliver the certificate to the officer.


Every person commits an offence against this Act who knowingly fails without reasonable excuse to comply with subsection (1).

Section 22(1): amended, on 1 April 2017, by section 293 of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).