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India: Information on whether former military persons or their family members require special clearance in order to leave the country and on exit controls for departing nationals

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 July 1992
Citation / Document Symbol IND11206
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, India: Information on whether former military persons or their family members require special clearance in order to leave the country and on exit controls for departing nationals, 1 July 1992, IND11206, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6aca310.html [accessed 22 September 2017]
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According to a representative of the High Commission in India, former military persons and their families require special clearance from the Department of External Affairs in order to leave India (13 July 1992). This applies in all cases and not just to specific countries.

The IRBDC is unable to corroborate this information at the present time.

Country Reports 1991 states that "Foreign travel and emigration are without political restrictions" (1992, 1400). The High Commission of India corroborates this statement (13 July 1992).

References

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1991. 1992. U.S. Department of State. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office.

High Commission of India, Ottawa. 13 July 1992. Telephone Interview with Representative.

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