29 November 2021


Kerala High Court Frames Guidelines for Issuing Passports to Accused in Criminal Cases - 01.10.2021

Kerala High Court has observed that the grant of permission by the Magistrate enabling an accused to travel abroad will be of great significance, especially since it will be a process of balancing the fundamental right of a citizen to travel abroad and the need to ensure the presence of the accused during trial. In this regard, the Court has set down a criteria to decide if an individual should be issued with a passport while being involved in criminal proceedings.

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