June, ]. THE PASSPORTS ACT, [click here for important note]. 1. Short title and extent. 2. Definitions. 3. Passport or travel document for departure from. The Passports Act is an act of the Parliament of India "for the issue of passports and travel The Act replaced the Indian Passport Ordinance and was enacted by Act 15 of with retrospective effect . "The Passports Act, " ( PDF). Passports Act, Sections. Contents. Preamble. 1. Short title, extent and commencement. 2. Definitions. 3. Prohibition of departure from.

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Laws of Malaysia. ACT PASSPORTS ACT First enacted meaning assigned to them respectively in the Customs Act ;. “owner”. (2) Subject to the other provisions of this Act, the passport authority shall refuse to issue a passport or travel document for visiting any foreign country under. The Passports Act, Language Undefined. Attachment File: PDF icon A pdf. Act No.: Acts yearwise: List Of Acts Of

Any person who has to visit foreign country or countries can make application for the issue of passport or travel document under Act by accomplishing certain fees.

The Passport authority can refuse the application or issuance of passports and other travel documents as specified in Section 6 as the presence of applicant in foreign country been cause detrimental to the security and integrity of India. Act specifies duration or time limit of passport under Section 7, issuance of passport differs from classes for different categories.

Where passport issued for shorter period and it could be extendable by the passport authorities for the further period as specified in Section 8. Passport Authority as laid in Section 10 with the prior approval of the Central Government has the authority to cancel or revoke the passport or travel document. Any person who aggrieved by the order of the passport authority can make appeal against the order and by providing no appeal can be taken against the order made by Central Government.

Person whoever contravenes the provision of Section 3 or make false information while obtaining a passport, fails to produce for inspection of his passport, knowingly uses another person passport be punished as laid out in Section No suit or legal proceedings shall lie against the Central Government as Act laid in good faith as dealt in Section Passport and travel document issued been act as the property of the Central Government in all times as specified in Section Under Section 20 of the Act, Central Government can issue a passport or travel document to a person who is not being a citizen of India as government issues it with the interest of public.

Central Government under Section 21 has power which exercise or perform under the Act other than the power as specified under Section 6 1 d and power to exempt any person or class of person as specified in Act. As, the Parliament was not in session at that time, the President of India promulgated an ordinance namely "The Indian Passport Ordinance, 4 of ".


The passport authority may impound or cause to be impounded or revoke a passport or travel document: The passport authority or central shall refuse to issue passport on any one or more of the following grounds, and no other ground.

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Namespaces Article Talk.Previous sanction of the Central Government necessary No prosecution shall be instituted against any person in respect of any offence under this Act without the previous sanction of the Central Government or such officer or authority as may be authorised by that Government by order in writing in this behalf.

Sub-clause 2 of this clause enumerates the grounds on which a passport or travel document for visiting any foreign country shall be refused.

Offence relating to procurement of passport, etc. Government had claimed an absolute discretion in the matter of issuance of passports, though it had taken adequate precautions by issuing suitable administrative instructions to ensure that the power was not used in an arbitrary manner.

Find sources: SECTION 22 : Power to exempt Where the Central Government is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient in the public interest so to do, it may, by notification in the Official Gazette and subject to such conditions, if any, as it may specify in the notification,- a exempt any person or class of persons from the operation of all or any of the provisions of this Act or the rules made thereunder; and b as often as may be, cancel any such notification and again subject, by a like notification, the person or class of persons to the operation of such provisions.