239. Requirement to provide biometric information.

Where a person makes an application for the issue of a biometric immigration document1, an authorised person2 may require him to provide a record of his fingerprints and a photograph of his face3; and where an authorised person so requires a person to provide biometric information, the person must provide it4. However, a child (that is a person under the age of sixteen) must not be required to provide a record of his fingerprints or a photograph of his face except where the authorised person is satisfied that the fingerprints or the photograph will be taken in the presence