In this article, we will discuss Cancellation of Registration as Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder. So, let’s get started.
Cancellation of Registration as Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder
The Central Government may cancel the registration of a person as an overseas citizen of India Cardholder, if it is satisfied that-
(a) the registration as an overseas citizen of India Cardholder was obtained by means of fraud, false representation or the concealment of any material fact; or
(b) the overseas citizen of India Cardholder has shown disaffection towards the Constitution of India; or
(c) the overseas citizen of India Cardholder has, during any war in which India may be engaged, unlawfully traded or communicated with an enemy; or
(d) the overseas citizen of India Cardholder has, within five years after registration, been sentenced to imprisonment for a term of not less than two years; or
(e) it is necessary so to do 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; or
(f) the marriage of an overseas citizen of India Cardholder-
(i) has been dissolved by a competent court of law or otherwise; or
(ii) has not been dissolved but, during the subsistence of such marriage, he has solemnised marriage with any other person.