Passport cannot be suspended/revoked for non-appearance in investigation proceedings under FEMA, Delhi HC

Aditi Singh April 12 2019
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The Delhi High Court has held that a passport cannot be suspended or revoked under Section 10(3)(c) of the Passports Act on account of non-appearance before an investigation authority pursuant to proceedings under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999.

The order was passed by a Single Judge Bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru in a petition by a Non-Resident Indian, Junaid Iqbal Mohammed Memon. The Petitioner had assailed an order by the Consulate General of India, Dubai, which . . .

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