The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) ActAn Act to provide for, as a good governance, efficient, transparent, and targeted delivery of subsidies, benefits and services, the expenditure for which is incurred from the Consolidated Fund of India, to individuals residing in India through assigning of unique identity numbers to such individuals and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
List of Chapters & Sections
PRELIMINARY ENROLMENT AUTHENTICATION UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION AUTHORITY OF INDIA GRANTS, ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT AND ANNUAL REPORT PROTECTION OF INFORMATION CIVIL PENALTIES OFFENCES AND PENALTIES MISCELLANEOUS
UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION AUTHORITY OF INDIA11Establishment of Authority12Composition of Authority13Qualifications for appointment of Chairperson and Members of Authority14Term of office and other conditions of service of Chairperson and Members15Removal of Chairperson and Members16Restrictions on Chairperson or Members on employment after cessation of office17Functions of Chairperson18Chief executive officer19Meetings of Authority20Vacancies, etc., not to invalidate proceedings of Authority21Officers and other employees of Authority22Transfer of assets, liabilities of Authority23Powers and functions of Authority23APower of Authority to issue directions
GRANTS, ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT AND ANNUAL REPORT
PROTECTION OF INFORMATION28Security and confidentiality of information29Restriction on sharing information30Biometric information deemed to be sensitive personal information31Alteration of demographic information or biometric information32Access to own information and records of requests for authentication33Disclosure of information in certain cases
OFFENCES AND PENALTIES34Penalty for impersonation at time of enrolment35Penalty for impersonation of Aadhaar number holder by changing demographic information or biometric information36Penalty for impersonation37Penalty for disclosing identity information38Penalty for unauthorised access to the Central Identities Data Repository39Penalty for tampering with data in Central Identities Data Repository40Penalty for unauthorised use by requesting entity or offline verification-seeking entity41Penalty for non-compliance with intimation requirements42General penalty43Offences by companies44Act to apply for offence or contravention committed outside India45Power to investigate offences46Penalties not to interfere with other punishments47Cognizance of offences
MISCELLANEOUS48Power of Central Government to supersede Authority49Members, officers, etc., to be public servants50Power of Central Government to issue directions50AExemption from tax on income51Delegation52Protection of action taken in good faith53Power of Central Government to make rules54Power of Authority to make regulations55Laying of rules and regulations before Parliament56Application of other laws not barred57Act not to prevent use of Aadhaar number for other purposes under law58Power to remove difficulties59Savings