askST: Stricter PDPA guidelines on NRIC - how will it affect you?

From Sept 1 next year, Singaporeans will no longer have to give up their NRIC number or card, unless in required by law or when necessary for identification.
From Sept 1 next year, Singaporeans will no longer have to give up their NRIC number or card, unless in required by law or when necessary for identification.PHOTO: PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION COMMISSION

SINGAPORE - From Sept 1, 2019, it will be illegal for organisations to collect, use or disclose NRIC numbers or make copies of the identity card under stricter rules spelt out on Friday (Aug 31) by the Personal Data Protection Commission. The guidelines relate to the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).

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