Identity Cards Act 2006 repealed

Implementation date: 20 January 2011

The Identity Documents Act 2010 repeals the Identity Cards Act 2006. The Identity Documents Act 2010 prescribes that the Secretary of State shall not issue further ID cards and that ID cards already issued are treated as cancelled. Sections 25, 26 and 38 of the Identity Cards Act 2006 are re-enacted by the Identity Documents Act 2010, with minor amendments. The Act can be viewed on the UK legislation website.