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LAW OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC

of July 14, 2014 No. 136

About biometric registration of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic

(as amended of the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic of 12.07.2022 No. 62)

Accepted by Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic on June 30, 2014

Article 1. Sphere of regulation of this Law

This Law governs the relations arising when implementing activities for collection, processing, storage and use of biometric these citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic (further - biometric data), updating and protection of base of biometric data.

Article 2. Purpose of this Law

1. The purpose of this Law is the legal regulation of procedure for collection, processing, storage and use of biometric data.

2. The purposes of collection, processing, storage and use of biometric data are:

1) prevention, suppression of offenses and use of responsibility for their making;

2) simplification of the procedure of provision, receipt of the state services;

3) simplification of the procedure of identification of the personality. 

Article 3. The basic concepts used in this Law

Biometric data - data which characterize physiological and biological features of the subject of biometric data on the basis of which it is possible to identify his personality.

Biometric registration - the procedure of collection, processing and storage of the biometric these citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic living in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic and beyond its limits.

The holder of base of biometric data - the state body authorized by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Users of base of biometric data - the state and other bodies.

The subject of biometric data - the citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic living in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic or beyond its limits.

Article 4. Principles of collection and use of biometric data

Collection, processing, storage and use of biometric data are performed on the principles:

1) obligatory biometric registration;

2) opennesses (providing trust of citizens to use of biometric data by the state);

3) guarantee of legal use of biometric and personal data by the public authorities, local self-government given special authority according to the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic;

4) protection of base of biometric data;

5) safety of biometric data in case of their collection, processing, storage and use in information systems and observance of requirements to material carriers.

Article 5. Procedure for biometric registration

1. Each citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic shall undergo biometric registration according to this Law.

2. The procedure for biometric registration is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic.

3. The following biometric data without fail are subject to collection, processing, storage and use:

1) digital graphical representation of person;

2) graphical structure of papillary patterns of fingers of both hands;

3) sign manual.

4. Except biometric data without fail the following personal data are also subject to collection, processing, storage and use:

1) personal identification number;

2) surname, name, middle name;

3) nationality;

4) series and passport number;

5) the certificate of birth (for persons who were earlier not receiving the passport of the citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic);

6) floor;

7) number, month, year of birth;

8) residence.

Article 6. Measures for safety of biometric data

1. The base of biometric data is property of the Kyrgyz Republic.

2. Protection of the biometric data containing in base of biometric data is performed according to this Law, the laws in the sphere of information of personal nature, in the sphere of electronic control, in the sphere of protection of the state secrets of the Kyrgyz Republic.

3. Provision of information, data from base of biometric data is performed in the cases provided by the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic, the laws of the Kyrgyz Republic in the sphere of information of personal nature, in the sphere of electronic control, in the sphere of protection of the state secrets. The procedure for provision of information about biometric these subjects is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic.

4. The procedure for safety of biometric data in case of their collection, processing, storage and use in information systems, requirements to material carriers of biometric data and technologies of storage of such data out of information systems is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Article 7. Use of biometric these citizens

1. Receipt of information on biometric data is performed in the presence of the consent of the subject of biometric data according to the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic "About information of personal nature" and this Law.

2. Receipt of information on biometric data is performed without the consent of the subject of biometric data only in cases of implementation of justice and execution of the court ruling, and also in the cases provided by the laws of the Kyrgyz Republic in the sphere of homeland security, counteraction to terrorism and corruption, operational search activities and other cases determined by the laws of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Article 8. Responsibility for violation of provisions of this Law

Persons which broke provisions of this Law bear the responsibility established by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Article 9. Entry into force of this Law

1. This Law becomes effective after 10 days from the date of official publication.

2. To the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic to bring the decisions into accord with this Law.

President of the Kyrgyz Republic

A. Atambayev

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