Biometric Crimes – Regulation In India

BIOMETRIC CRIMES - REGULATION IN INDIA

Biometric Crimes – Regulation In India

India has demonstrated to the world its unique working of its national biometric identity system, being the Aadhaar system. This is the system which has collated the biometric and demographic information of residents in India and has issued to residents, a random Aadhaar Number which can be used as proof of identity. However, given the significance and value of biometric information, it is but natural to expect that criminal activities would be targeted at such biometric information, by criminal elements. This eBook seeks to understand the various biometric crimes that have been defined, under the Indian law impacting biometric information.

It is pertinent to note that India has already put in place the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 which seeks to provide legal framework for regulating activities in the Aadhaar ecosystem. Various crimes impacting biometric and demographic information have been defined under the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016.

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