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 July 31, 2009  Posted by  Govt, Non-U.S., Surveillance

People in Northern Ireland who identify themselves as Irish will receive a different ID card to those who identify themselves as British.

Following the unveiling of the ID card’s design, it has been revealed that the Identity and Passport Service (IPS) must respect identity rights under the Belfast Agreement and issue a separate ID card for Irish nationals.

That means Irish nationals living in NI will be issued with a “personal ID card” rather than a national ID card.

Read more on publicservice.co.uk.

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