Remaining Issues with the Proposed National ID

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Renato C. Valencia

 Background

The Senate recently approved Senate Bill No. 1738, or “An Act Establishing the Philippine Identification System,” while the House also reportedly approved a similar measure.

Debates for or against National ID have been going on for decades, but these are the facts:

  1. Around 100 countries had enacted laws making identity cards compulsory under varying circumstances, according to a 1996 publication by Privacy International.
  2. The Philippines, UK, USA, Canada and some other countries are among those without identity cards.
May 21 - Remaining Issues with the Proposed National ID.V2.05.15.18 (RCV).docx

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