A bill to impound passport of NRI spouse in matrimonial dispute has introduced in Rajayasabha as a joint initiative of several ministries like External Affairs, Women and Child Development , Law and Justice, Home Affairs.
The men’s right activist said it another way to harass Indian Men, as presently the harassment was limited to the husband living in country but now they are expanding it to world.
Monday the bill was introduced by Sushma Swaraj for making “Registration of Marriage of NRI” mandatory and within the 30 days. The bill was introduced during the zero hour in the parliament and not discussed. The bill made to secure the right of deserted spouse and to enforce.
The bill has various other provisions with proposal of amendment in Passport Act and CrPC. Amendment in passport act will give power to authorities of External Affair to cancel of impound the passport, while amendment in CrPC will give provisions to arrest or issue warrant to Non-Resident Indians. The amendment in CrPC has proposed as
“86A. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Code or any other law for the time being in force, where a person summoned by a Court under this Code and the Court is satisfied that the summons issued could not be served, the Court may issue summons along with the substance of the information by uploading on the specially designated website of the Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India and such uploading of the summons shall be conclusive evidence that the summons has been served against that person.”Propose CrPC Amendment in BIll of Registration of Registration of Marriage for NRI
The ministry also shared that 4189 numbers of complaint received by women who has been deserted by NRI’s husband.
The men’s right activist further said, there is no law of protection for Indian Male from the false cases and now NRI’s has to run to India and they will lose their Job, career, aspiration.