No. S 705
Passports Act
Passports Act
(Amendment of Schedule)
Order 2016
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 3(2) of the Passports Act, the Minister for Home Affairs makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order is the Passports Act (Amendment of Schedule) Order 2016 and comes into operation on 1 January 2017.
Amendment of Schedule
2.  The Schedule to the Passports Act is amended —
(a)by deleting item 1 and substituting the following item:
1.  A person’s fingerprint or handprint (taken using paper and ink, digital scanning technologies or otherwise).”; and
(b)by inserting, immediately after item 3, the following item:
4.  An image of a person’s iris (taken using iris scanning technologies).”.
Made on 28 December 2016.
Second Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
[MHA 112/2/052; AG/LEGIS/SL/220/2015/1 Vol. 1]