Friday, 4 August 2017

Aadhaar Card Mandatory For Death Registration From October 1

Naming it a move to check personality extortion, the legislature on Friday made Aadhaar numbers a pre-imperative for issuing demise declarations to inhabitants of all States, notwithstanding Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya and Assam, keeping in mind the end goal to build up the character of the perished. The request happens from October 1, 2017. A date will be advised independently for the three States, the Home Ministry said in an announcement.

On the off chance that a man applying for the demise declaration doesn't know about the Aadhaar number or Aadhaar enrolment ID Number (EID) of the perished, he or she would be required to give an endorsement expressing that the expired individual does not have an Aadhaar number to the best of her or his insight, the announcement said.

Be that as it may, any false presentation given by the candidate would be dealt with as an offense according to the arrangements of the Aadhaar Act, 2016 and furthermore the Registration of Birth and Death Act, 1969, it said.

"Candidate's Aadhaar number should likewise be gathered alongside the Aadhaar number of the life partner or guardians," the Ministry stated, referring to a warning issued by the Registrar General of India (RGI), which is endowed with leading the nation's statistics and keeping up the enroll of births and passings.

"In a warning issued today, the RGI under the Ministry of Home Affairs has said the utilization of Aadhaar for the candidates of the passing authentication will bring about guaranteeing exactness of the points of interest gave by the relatives/wards/associates of the expired. It will give a compelling technique to counteract personality extortion. It will likewise help in recording the character of an expired individual," the announcement said.

It guaranteed this would forestall the need to create numerous reports to demonstrate the personality of a perished individual. The RGI has coordinated the offices worried in all States and Union Territories in charge of the enlistment of birth and passing to guarantee consistency with the enrollment experts concerned and an affirmation to this impact by September 1, 2017.

A Ministry representative revealed to The Hindu the viable date for the new governor will be October 1 and the States should illuminate the Center about their readiness for the new framework by September 1.

Segment 57 of the Aadhaar Act 2016 grants the utilization of Aadhaar number for setting up the personality of a person for any reason as per any law or any agreement to this effect.The enlistment of births and passings are being done under the arrangements of Registration of Births and Deaths (RBD) Act, 1969 and the relating Rules made by State governments.