Sunday September 20, 2020

‘It’s Pythonesque’: man denied passport unless he gets PSC

Solicitors for Digital Rights Ireland said last year that if people are denied passports because they do not have a PSC they can sue for damages

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
28th July, 2019

The government is continuing to deny some citizens their passports unless they sign up for a Public Services Card (PSC) as controversy around the use of the document increases.

Solicitors for Digital Rights Ireland said last year that if people are denied passports because they do not have a PSC they can sue for damages and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has questioned why the cards are being used for a growing range of...

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