Canadian Passport Order
8.1 (1) The Passport Office may convert any information submitted by an applicant into a digital biometric format for the purpose of inserting that information into a passport or for other uses that fall within the mandate of the Passport Office.
(2) The Passport Office may convert an applicant's photograph into a biometric template for the purpose of verifying the applicant's identity, including nationality, and entitlement to obtain or remain in possession of a passport.
- SI/2004-113, s. 4.
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