Passport Act- 1967 Phrase (II)

  1. Refusal of passports, travel document. Etc.
  • Subject to the other provisions of this Act, the passport authority shall refuse to make an endorsement for visiting any foreign country under clause (b) or clause (c) of sub – section (2) of section 5 on any one or more of the following grounds, and no other ground, namely:-
  • That the applicant may, or is likely to , engage in such country in activities prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India ;
  • That the presence of the applicant in such country may, or is likely to, be detrimental to the security of India ;
  • That the presence of the applicant in such country may, or is likely to , prejudice the friendly relations of India with that or any other country,
  • That in the opinion of the Central Government the presence of the applicant in such country is not in the public interest.
  • 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 clause

(C)    Of sub-section (2) of section 5 on any one or more of the following grounds and on no other ground, namely:-

(a) That the applicant is not a citizen of India.

(b) That the applicant may, or is likely to, engage outside India in activities prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India,.

(C) That the presence of the applicant from India may, or is likely to, be detrimental to sovereignty and integrity of India;

(d) That the presence of the applicant from India may, or is likely to, prejudice the friendly relations of India with any foreign country;

  • That the applicant has , at any time during the period of five years immediately preceding the date of his application, been convicted by a court in India for any offence involving moral turpitude and sentenced in respect thereof imprisonment for not less than two years;
  •  That proceedings in respect of an offence alleged to have committed by the applicant are pending before a criminal court in India;
  •  That a warrant of summons for the appearance , or an warrant for the arrest of the applicant has been issued by court under any law for the time being in force or that an order prohibiting the departure from India to the applicant has been made by any such court;
  •  That the applicant has been repatriated and has not reimbursed the expenditure incurred in connection with such repatriation;
  • That in the opinion of the Central Government the issue of a passport do travel document to the applicant will not be in the public interest.
  • Duration of travel document

A passport or travel document shall, unless revoked earlier, continue in force for such period may be prescribed for different classes of passports to travel document under each class;

Provided that a passport or travel document may be issued for a shorter period than the prescribed period:-

  • If the person by whom it is required so desires; or
  • If the passport authority , for reasons to be communicated in writing to the applicant, considers in any case that the passport or travel document should be issued for a  short periods
  • Extension of period of passport

Where  a passport is issued for a shorter  period than the prescribed period under section7, such shorter period shall, unless the passport authority for reasons to be recorded in writing otherwise determines, be extendable for a further period (which together with the shorter period shall not exceed the prescribed period) and together with the shorter period shall not exceed the prescribed period) and provision of this Act shall apply to such extension a they apply to such extension as they apply to the issue thereof.

  • Conditions and forms of passports and travel documents

The conditions subject to which , and the form in which, a passport or travel document shall be issued or renewed shall be such as may be prescribed:

Provided that different conditions and different forms may be prescribed for different classes of passports or travel documents or for different categories of passports or travel documents under each such class:

Provided further that a passport or travel document or for different categories of passport or travel document under each Class:

Provided further that a passport or travel document may contain in addition, to the prescribed condition such other conditions as the passport authority may, with the previous approval of the Central Government , impose in any particular case.

  • Variation , impounding and revocation of passports and travel documents
  • The passport authority may, having regard to the provisions of sub-section (1) of the section 6 or any notification under section 19, vary or cancel the conditions (other than the prescribed conditions) subject to which a passport or travel document has been issued and may , for that purpose, require the holder of a passport or travel document to it within such time as may be
  • The passport authority may, on the application of the holder of a passport or a travel document, and with the previous approval of the central Government also vary or cancel the conditions (other than the prescribed condition) of the passport of travel socument.
  •  The passport authority may impound or cause to be impounded or revoke a passport or travel document.
  • If the passport authority is satisfied that the holder of the passport or travel document is in wrongful possession thereof;
  • If the passport or travel document was obtained by the suppression of material information or on the basis of wrong  information provided by the holder of the passport or travel document or any other person on his behalf;

( Provided that if the holder of such passport obtains another passport the passport authority shall also impound or cause to be impounded or revoke such other passport).

  • if the passport authority deems it necessary so to do the interests of the sovereignty and integrity of India , the security of India , friendly relations of India with any foreign country , or in the interests of the general public;
  • if the holder of the passport or travel document has , at any time after the issue of the passport or travel document, been convicted by a court in India for any offence involving moral turpitude and sentenced in respect thereof to imprisonment for not less than two years;
  • if proceeding in respect of an offence alleged to have been committed by the holder of the passport or travel document are pending before a criminal court in India.
  • if any of the conditions of the passport or travel document has been contravened;
  • if the holder of the passport or travel document has failed to comply with a notice under sub-section (1) requiring him to deliver up the same;
  • if it is brought to the notice of the passport authority that a warrant or summons for the travel document has been issued by a court under any law for the time being in force or if an order prohibiting the departure from India of the holder of the passport or other travel document has been made by any such court and the passport authority is satisfied that a warrant or summons has been so issued or an order has been so made.
  • The passport authority may also revoke a passport or travel document on the application of the holder thereof
  • where the passport authority makes an order varying or cancelling the endorsements on , or varying the conditions of , a passport or travel document under sub-division (3) , it shall record in writing a brief statement of the reasons for making such order and furnish to the holder of the passport or travel document on demand a copy of the same unless in any case, the passport or travel document on demand a copy of the same unless in any case, the passport authority is of the opinion that it will not be in the interests of the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security of India . Friendly relations of India with any foreign country or in the interests of the general public to furnish such a copy .
  • The authority to whom the passport authority is subordinate may, by order in writing, impound or cause to be impounded or revoke a passport or travel document on any ground on which it may be impounded or revoke by the passport authority and the foregoing provisions of this section shall, as far as may be, apply in relation to the impounding or revocation of a passport or travel document by such authority .

A court convicting the holder of a passport or travel document of any offence under this Act or the rules made hereunder may also  revoke the passport or travel document:                     Provided that if the conviction is set aside on appeal or otherwise the revocation shall become vold.

  • An order of revocation sub-section (7) may also made by An appellate court or by the High Court when exercising its powers of revision.
  • On the revocation of a passport or travel document under this section the holder thereof shall, without delay, surrender the passport or travel document, if the same has not already been impounded, to the authority by whom it has been revoke or to such authority as may be specified in this behalf in the order of revocation.

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