Suspicion of opening foreign bank account, investing in foreign company not grounds to stop person from travelling abroad: Delhi High Court

The Court also said that issuance of a look out circular is an extremely severe step and it should not be done as a matter of routine but should be only resorted to in exceptional circumstances.
Suspicion of opening foreign bank account, investing in foreign company not grounds to stop person from travelling abroad: Delhi High Court
Justice Rekha palli, Delhi hc

The Delhi High Court has held there is no blanket bar on courts’ power to examine the decision of government authority to issue a look out circular (LOC) and if it is found that the LOC was issued without application of mind, courts should come to the rescue of the individual [Vikas Chaudhary v Union of India and Ors].

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