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UIDAI amends Aadhaar enrolment and update Regulation 2017

UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION AUTHORITY OF INDIA

‘NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 31st July, 2017

AADHAAR (ENROLMENT AND UPDATE) (FOURTH AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2017 (No. 5 of 2017)

No. 13012/79/2017/Legal-UIDAI (No. 5 of 2017).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and sub-clause (n) and (s) of sub-section (2) of Section 54 of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016, the Unique Identification Authority of India hereby makes the following regulations to further amend the Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) Regulations, 2016 (No. 2 of 2016), as amended from time to time, namely:—

1. Short title and commencement.—

(1) These regulations may be called the Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations, 2017 (No. 5 of 2017).

(2) These shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. Amendment to Regulation 26 (3) of the Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) Regulations, 2016 (No. 2 of 2016), as amended from time to time.—

(1) For Regulation 26 (3) of the Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) Regulations, 2016 (No. 2 of 2016), as amended from time to time, the following regulation shall be substituted, namely:—

“(3) Without prejudice to any other action which may be taken under the Act, for violation of any regulation, process, standard, guideline or order, by a Registrar or Enrolment Agency or any service provider or any other person, the Authority may immediately suspend the activities of such a Registrar or Enrolment Agency or service provider or concerned person, and after holding due enquiry, it may take steps for imposition of financial disincentives on such a Registrar or Enrolment Agency or service provider or any other person and for cancellation of the credentials, codes and permissions issued to them pursuant to the Act or these regulations, or any other steps as may be specifically provided for in the terms of engagement with the Authority.”

Dr. AJAY BHUSHAN PANDEY,

Chief Executive Officer [ADVT.-III/4/Exty./167/17]

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