2. In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires—
“Act” means the Registration of Persons Act;
“enrolment” means the process of collecting specified particulars from a resident individual for the purpose of assigning Huduma Namba;
“Huduma card” means a digital multipurpose identity card issued to a resident individual;
“Huduma Namba” means a unique identification number assigned to a resident individual who has enrolled into the NIIMS;
“foundational data” means the basic personal data of a resident individual for attesting the individual’s identity and includes biometric data and biographical data;
“functional data” means the data of a resident individual created in response to a demand of a particular service or transaction;
“NIIMS” means the National Integrated Identity Management System established under section 9A (1) of the Act; and
“resident individual” means —
(a) a citizen of Kenya;
(b) a foreign national who has been granted lawful residency in Kenya; or
(c) a refugee registered in accordance with the Refugees Act, 2006.
3. The objects of these Rules is to—
(a) give effect to section 9A of the Act;
(b) provide mechanisms for operation of the NIIMS; and
(c) facilitate the assigning of Huduma Namba and issuance of Huduma card to a resident individual.