A position paper prepared by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties on the basis of legal research by James Kingston and a policy analysis by the Council’s Executive and Women’s Committee.
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The Data Protection Commissioner has said the government has no legal right to insist on the card for services outside of welfare.
If you have a card, your personal information could be used unlawfully and stored in a way that makes it vulnerable to theft.
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