Part 2 - Citizenship

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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt' lang=en-US>Citizenship
is being considered as the right of rights </p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h2 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:14.0pt;color:#2E75B5'
lang=en-US id="CitizenshipAct1955">Citizenship Act 1955</h2>
<p style='margin:0in;margin-left:.375in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'
lang=en-US>(as on date)</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
1</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Short
Title</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
2</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Definitions/Intrepretation</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
2(I)(b)</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Who
are illegal migrants</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
3</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Citizenship
by birth (Jus soli)</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Born
in India</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
4</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US><span style='font-family:
Calibri'>Citizenship by descent (</span><span style='font-family:Verdana'>jus
sanguinis)</span></p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Born
outside India but any parent is India</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
5</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Citizenship
by registration</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Persons
of Indian origin/<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>married to I
ndian
citizen (1 +6/8)</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
6</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Citizenship
by naturalization</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Other
country citizens residing in India<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>
</span>(1+ 11/14)</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
6A</p>
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vertical-align:top;width:3.9722in;padding:2.0pt 3.0pt 2.0pt 3.0pt'>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Special
provisions as to citizenship covered by Assam Accord</p>
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vertical-align:top;width:3.6256in;padding:2.0pt 3.0pt 2.0pt 3.0pt'>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
7</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Citizenship
by incorporation of territory</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
7A</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Registration
of overseas citizens of India</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
8</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Renunciation
of citizenship</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
9</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Termination
of Citizenship</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
10</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Deprivation
of citizenship</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Section
14A</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Maintain
National Register of Indian Citizens </p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Third
schedule</p>
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vertical-align:top;width:3.9527in;padding:2.0pt 3.0pt 2.0pt 3.0pt'>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>Qualifications
of naturalization </p>
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vertical-align:top;width:3.6256in;padding:2.0pt 3.0pt 2.0pt 3.0pt'>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h2 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:14.0pt;color:#2E75B5'
lang=en-US id="dummy">&nbsp;</h2>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h3 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="CitizenshipAmendmentAct1985">Citizenship Amendment Act 1985</h3>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Inserted Section 6A-<span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Special provisions as to citizen
ship
covered by Assam Accord</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle;font-size:
11.0pt'>
<div style='direction:ltr'>
<table border=1 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 valign=top style='direction:
ltr;border-collapse:collapse;border-style:solid;border-color:#A3A3A3;
border-width:1pt' title="" summary="">
<tr>
<td style='border-style:solid;border-color:#A3A3A3;border-width:1pt;
vertical-align:top;width:1.5277in;padding:2.0pt 3.0pt 2.0pt 3.0pt'>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&lt;1
Jan 1966</p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>All<span
style='font-weight:bold;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>
persons of Indian origin</span> who came to Assam from specified
territory (Bangladesh) and ordinarily resident shall be deemed to be
citizens of India </p>
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vertical-align:top;width:1.5277in;padding:2.0pt 3.0pt 2.0pt 3.0pt'>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>1
Jan 1966 - 25 Mar 1971</p>
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vertical-align:top;width:8.5194in;padding:2.0pt 3.0pt 2.0pt 3.0pt'>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>All
persons of Indian origin who came to Assam from Bangladesh and who has
been detected as foreigner shall register himself. Such registered
persons shall be deemed to be citizens of India </p>
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<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h3 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="CitizenshipAmendmentAct1986">Citizenship Amendment Act 1986</h3>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 3 - Citizenship by
birth </span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Added Condition of 1 July
1987 (Commencement of 1986 amendment)</span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h3 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="CitizenshipAmendmentAct1992">Citizenship Amendment Act 1992</h3>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 4- citizenship by
descent</span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Added condition of 10 Dec
1992 (Commencement of 1992 amendment)</span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;margin-left:.375in;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'
lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h3 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="CitizenshipAmendmentAct2003">Citizenship Amendment Act 2003</h3>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 3 - Citizenship by
birth </span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Added Condition of 3rd Dec
2004 (Commencement of 2003 amendment)</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>(Refer hardcopy notes)</span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 4- citizenship by
descent</span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Added condition of 3rd Dec
2004</span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:
yellow'>‘illegal&nbsp;migrants’&nbs
those&nbsp;who&nbsp;arrived&nbsp;without&nbsp;valid&nbsp;travel&nbsp;documents&nbsp;</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:
yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>includes&nbsp;refugees</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:
yellow'>‘illegal migrants’ </span><span style='font-weight:b
font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:
yellow'>will not be eligible to apply for citizenship by either
registration or naturalization</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt;background:
yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>Introduced Section 14A </span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Compulsory to register and
issue ID card for citizens </span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>May</span><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'> maintain NRIC</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Establish National
Registration Authority </span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Registrar General of India
will act as National Registration Authority and Registrar General of
Indian Citizens </span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
</ul>
<h4 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="dummy">&nbsp;</h4>
<h4 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="dummy">&nbsp;</h4>
<h3 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="CitizenshipAmendmentAct2005">Citizenship Amendment Act 2005</h3>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Registration of Overseas
citizens of India</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Modified</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 7A - Registration
of overseas citizens of India</span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Modified the residence
requirement in India for acquiring citizenship through registration for
overseas citizen of India from 2 years to 1 year</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Deletion of Fourth schedule </span></li>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h3 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="CitizenshipAmendmentAct2015">Citizenship Amendment Act 2015</h3>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Registration of </span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Overseas
Citizen of India </span><span style='font-weight:bold;text-decoration:
underline;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;
mso-highlight:yellow'>Cardholder</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Modified</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 7A- </span><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Registration of overseas
citizens of India Cardholder<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </sp
an></span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 7B- </span><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Conferment of rights on
Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder.</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 7C - Renunciation
of Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder.</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 7D - Cancellation
of Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder.</span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
<h4 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="dummy">&nbsp;</h4>
<h3 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="CitizenshipAmendmentAct2019">Citizenship Amendment Act 2019</h3>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:
yellow'>Naturalized</span><span style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:
11.0pt'> citizenship for Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi
from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan (before 2014)</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'><span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>5 years aggregate and 12 month
continuous before application - total 6 years</span></li>
</ul>
<h4 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="dummy">&nbsp;</h4>
<h4 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="Provisionsofbill"><span style='font-style:italic'>Provisions of bill</span></h4>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>Any person belonging to
Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian community from
Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan, who entered into India on or before
the </span><span style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";
font-size:11.0pt'>31st day of December, 2014</span><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'> and who has been
exempted by the Central Government by or under Passport (Entry into
India) Act, 1920 or from the Foreigners Act, 1946 </span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>shall
not be treated as illegal migrant<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>
</span>- </span><span style='font-weight:bold;text-decoration:underline;
font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>Modified Section 2(I)(b) of
Citizenship Act 1955 which defines who are illegal migrants</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>As already in place
with Citizenship Act 1955 (Section 6), any person, </span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>not
being an illegal migrant,</span><span style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";
font-size:11.0pt'> can be granted citizenship under naturalization if he
possess some qualifications as mentioned in the third schedule of the
Citizenship act 1955</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>Hence, these
communities which are not illegal migrants with this amendment
to&nbsp;apply&nbsp;for&nbsp;citizenship through&nbsp;naturalization and
can become naturalised citizens </span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>Aggregate period of
service required for acquiring Citizenship through Naturalization after
this amendment for these communities will be '</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>not
less than five years</span><span style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";
font-size:11.0pt'>' instead of<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </s
pan>11
years in general<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>- </span><
span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>Modified
Third Schedule of Citizenship Act 1955 that contains qualifications for
naturalization </span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>Implies
that 5 years aggregate and 12 months continuous before application -
total 6 years</span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>Exemptions</span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>6th
schedule Tribal&nbsp;areas</span><span style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";
font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;(in Assam,
Meghalaya,&nbsp;Mizoram&nbsp;and&nbsp;Tripura)&nbsp;and&nbsp;the</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;Inner&nbsp;Line
Permit</span><span style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;areas
under Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873
(Arunachal&nbsp;Pradesh,&nbsp;Nagaland and&nbsp;Mizoram,&nbsp;Manipur)
are exempted </span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Also, widens the ground for
the </span><span style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt;background:
yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>cancellation of an OCI registration by the
Central Government, i.e. if a person violates any law in force in the
country.</span></li>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Bill Statement of
Objects</span></li>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;margin-left:.75in;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:
12.0pt' lang=en-US>Persecuted term not present in the CAA 2019 but it is
present in statement of object</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h4 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="References"><span style='font-style:italic'>References</span></h4>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 2(I)(b) defines who
are illegal migrants </span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 3- Citizenship by
birth, 4 - by descent, 5- by registration, 6- by naturalization </span></li>
</ul>
<h3 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="dummy">&nbsp;</h3>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt'>This</span><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:
yellow'> does not include </span><span style='font-weight:bold;
font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:
yellow'>persecuted sects of majority</span><span style='font-family:Calibri;
font-size:12.0pt'>- for example Ahmadiyas in Pak are persecuted,
Rohingyas in Myanmar, Tamils in Sri Lanka </span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt'>IMDT Illegal Migrant
Determination by Tribunal Act 1983 - Declared unconstitutional by Supreme
court in 2005</span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt'>Foreigners in Assam dealt
with IMDT. Out of Assam, it is dealt with foreigners act 1946</span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>India is not member to UN
Refugee Convention of 1951 and UN Convention on Statelessness 1954, 1961</span></li>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;margin-left:.375in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'
lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;margin-left:.375in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt'
lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h4 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt;color:#5B9BD5'
lang=en-US id="Illegalmigrant"><span style='font-style:italic'>Illegal migrant</span></h4>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>Section 2(1)(b) of
Citizenship Act, 1955 defines illegal migrant as a foreigner who: </span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>Enters the country
without valid travel documents, like a passport and visa or</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:11.0pt'>Enters with valid
documents, but stays beyond the permitted time period.</span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>‘illegal migrants
</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>will not be
eligible to apply for citizenship by either registration or
naturalization</span></li>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;margin-left:.75in;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:
12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h2 style='color:#000000;margin:0in;text-indent:-.1666in;font-family:Calibri;
font-size:14.0pt;color:#2E75B5' lang=en-US id="NRIC/NRCNationalRegisterofIndianCitizens"<img
width=16 height=16 alt="Imp Mains">&nbsp;NRIC
/ NRC National Register of Indian Citizens</h2>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>It is register of Indian </span><span
style='font-weight:bold;text-decoration:underline;font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt;color:#FA0000;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>Citizens</span></li>
</ul>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle'><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>NRC contains the names
of bona fide Indian Citizens that distinguish them from the foreigners.
It is updated periodically</span></li>
</ul>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Section 14A of Citizenship
Act 1955 &nbsp;empowers&nbsp;the&nbsp;government&nbsp;to&nbsp;</span><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:
yellow'>compulsorily</span><span style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:
11.0pt'> register&nbsp;every&nbsp;citizen&nbsp;of&nbsp;India
and&nbsp;issue&nbsp;an&nbsp;identity&nbsp;card and&nbsp;</span><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:
yellow'>may</span><span style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;maintain&nbsp;a&nbsp;‘Nation
Register&nbsp;of&nbsp;Indian&nbsp;Citizens</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Accordingly,
The&nbsp;Citizenship&nbsp;(Registration&nbsp;of&nbsp;Citizens&nbsp;and&nbsp;Issue&nbsp;of
National&nbsp;Identity&nbsp;Card) Rules,&nbsp;2003 </span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Mandate: Central Govt must
make the registration of all citizens of India, issue of national id
cards, maintenance of national population register, establishment of NRC</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Hence, according to these
rules, </span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='text-decoration:underline;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Registrar
General of Citizen Registration</span><span style='font-family:Calibri;
font-size:11.0pt'> is to collect particulars of individuals and
families including their citizenship status through a house to house
enumeration </span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Taluk&nbsp;level&nbsp;officers&nbsp;will&nbsp;prepare&nbsp;a&nbsp;National&nbsp;Register&nbsp;of&nbsp;Indian&nbsp;Citizens&nbsp;after&nbsp;filtering&nbsp;Indian&nbsp;citizens&nbsp;from&nbsp;the&nbsp;NPR</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Assam has a different
methodology where in individuals applied </span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Act says NRIC maintenance is
not mandatory however it is mandatory to register every citizen and issue
identity card. But </span><span style='font-style:italic;font-family:
Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>The&nbsp;Citizenship&nbsp;(Registration&nbsp;of&nbsp;Citizens&nbsp;and&nbsp;Issue&nbsp;of
National&nbsp;Identity&nbsp;Card) Rules,&nbsp;2003</span><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'> says that
the&nbsp;Registrar&nbsp;General&nbsp;of&nbsp;India,&nbsp;who&nbsp;is&nbsp;also&nbsp;the
Registrar&nbsp;General&nbsp;of&nbsp;Citizenship&nbsp;Registration,&nbsp;</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>SHALL</span><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;establish&nbsp;and&nbsp;maintain&nbsp;the&nbsp;national&nbsp;citizenship&nbsp;register</span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='color:#000000;margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle'
lang=en-US><img width=16
height=16 alt=Tricky src="https://static.wixstatic.com/media/760013_06c2a583c0c34b17b47620d978f66ccf~mv2.png">&nbsp;<span style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:
11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>Simply, according to the
act, it is not mandatory to maintain NRIC. But according to the rules,
it is mandatory </span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt;background:yellow;
mso-highlight:yellow'>Policy decisions, guidelines and funds for</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt;
background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'> NRC updation</span><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt;background:yellow;
mso-highlight:yellow'> are provided by the Central Government of India,
but its </span><span style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";
font-size:12.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>implementation</span><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt;background:yellow;
mso-highlight:yellow'> is done through the </span><span style='font-weight:
bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt;background:yellow;
mso-highlight:yellow'>State Government</span><span style='font-family:
"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>
machinery under the Registrar General of India</span><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'> who functions as the
Registrar General of Citizen Registration </span></li>
</ul>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>NRIC uses the database of
NPR </span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>However,
updation of NRIC based on NPR is not mandatory </span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt'>Previously,
Govt did not update NRIC though NPR is updated </span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h2 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:14.0pt;color:#2E75B5'
lang=en-US id="NPRNationalPopulationRegister">NPR National Population Register</h2>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>It is a register of
Population. It is a register&nbsp;</span><span style='font-weight:bold;
text-decoration:underline;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>enumerating&nbsp;all&nbsp;</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-style:italic;text-decoration:underline;
font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;color:#FA0000;background:yellow;
mso-highlight:yellow'>residents</span><span style='font-weight:bold;
text-decoration:underline;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;country,</span><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>It is a list of “u
ual
residents of the country”</span></l
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>A “usual resident
f the
country” is one who has been residing in a local area for at leas
the
last six months or intends to stay in a particular location for the next
six months</span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>The&nbsp;Citizenship&nbsp;(Registration&nbsp;of&nbsp;Citizens&nbsp;and&nbsp;Issue&nbsp;of
National&nbsp;Identity&nbsp;Card) Rules,&nbsp;2003 &nbsp;</span><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:
yellow'>introduced&nbsp;the term&nbsp;‘</span><span style='font-
eight:
bold;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:
yellow'>Population&nbsp;Register</span><span style='font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>’</span><
li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Objective</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='color:#000000;margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle'
lang=en-US><img width=16
height=16 alt="Imp Prelims" src="https://static.wixstatic.com/media/760013_fab708a3e3f249ad85c73c8524bc0ea1~mv2.png">&nbsp;<span style='font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>The particulars
collected in the population registrar shall&nbsp;be</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:
yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>&nbsp;verified&nbsp;and&nbsp;scrutinized&nbsp;for&nbsp;the&nbsp;purpose&nbsp;of
preparation&nbsp;and&nbsp;inclusion&nbsp;in
the&nbsp;citizenship&nbsp;register</span><span style='font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>.</span><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp; In other words, NRIC
is based on the data of NPR</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>For
efficient&nbsp;delivery&nbsp;of welfare&nbsp;and&nbsp;social
benefits&nbsp;under government&nbsp;schemes</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Household&nbsp;wise&nbsp;NPR&nbsp;data&nbsp;was&nbsp;used&nbsp;in&nbsp;better&nbsp;targeting&nbsp;of&nbsp;schemes&nbsp;such&nbsp;as&nbsp;Ayushman&nbsp;Bharat,&nbsp;Jan&nbsp;Dhan
Yojana,&nbsp;Prime&nbsp;Minister&nbsp;Awas
Yojana,&nbsp;Ujjwala&nbsp;Yojana, Saubhagya&nbsp;etc,</span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;margin-left:.75in;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'
lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Data collection</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='color:#000000;margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle'
lang=en-US><img width=16
height=16 alt="Imp Prelims" src="https://static.wixstatic.com/media/760013_fab708a3e3f249ad85c73c8524bc0ea1~mv2.png">&nbsp;<span style='font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt'>The&nbsp;data&nbsp;under&nbsp;NPR&nbsp;was
collected&nbsp;through</span><span style='font-weight:bold;font-family:
Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;door­ to door&nbsp;enumeration</spa
n><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;under&nbsp;various&nbsp;categories&nbsp;like</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;age,
marital&nbsp;status,&nbsp;place&nbsp;of birth,&nbsp;</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;text-decoration:underline;font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt'>nationality</span><span style='font-weight:bold;
font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;(as&nbsp;declared),&nbsp;present&nbsp;and&nbsp;permanent&nbsp;residential&nbsp;address,&nbsp;</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;text-decoration:underline;font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt'>occupation</span><span style='font-weight:bold;
font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>,&nbsp;</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;text-decoration:underline;font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt'>activity</span><span style='font-weight:bold;
font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>&nbsp;and </span><span
style='font-weight:bold;text-decoration:underline;font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt'>educational&nbsp;qualification</span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>.</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>NPR will have </span><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;
mso-highlight:yellow'>both biometric data</span><span style='font-family:
Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'> and demographic data</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Registrar General of India
is responsible for enrolling </span></li>
</ul>
<li style='color:#000000;margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle'
lang=en-US><img width=16
height=16 alt="Imp Prelims" src="https://static.wixstatic.com/media/760013_fab708a3e3f249ad85c73c8524bc0ea1~mv2.png">&nbsp;<span style='font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>NPR is mandatory</span></li>
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<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle'><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>It is compulsory for all
Indian residents to register with the NPR</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>NOTE: Aadhar is voluntary </span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>History</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Data&nbsp;for&nbsp;the&nbsp;National
Population&nbsp;Register&nbsp;(NPR)
was&nbsp;first&nbsp;collected&nbsp;in&nbsp;2010</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>The&nbsp;NPR&nbsp;was&nbsp;updated&nbsp;in
2015&nbsp;by&nbsp;seeding&nbsp;it&nbsp;with&nbsp;biometric&nbsp;details&nbsp;of&nbsp;Aadhaar</span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>NPR is about residence but
NRIC is about citizenship</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>It implies that NPR may have
foreigners as well</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Census vs NPR</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Census is not an individual
identity exercise and it is a macro exercise while NPR collects identity
details of every individual</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle'><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Census data is protected by
a </span><span style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Verdana;font-size:
11.0pt'>confidentiality clause</span><span style='font-family:Verdana;
font-size:11.0pt'>. The government has committed that it will not reveal
information received from an individual except for the headcount. </span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;margin-left:.75in;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'
lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;margin-left:.375in;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'
lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h2 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:14.0pt;color:#2E75B5'
lang=en-US id="ForeignersAct1946">Foreigners Act 1946</h2>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Confers powers to deal
with all foreigners </span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Govt empowered to take
steps to prevent illegal migrants even by using force</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Doctrine
of Burden of proof</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Burden&nbsp;of&nbsp;proof&nbsp;rests&nbsp;on
the&nbsp;individual&nbsp;charged&nbsp;with&nbsp;being a foreigner but
not on the authorities </span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>This concept is also upheld
by a Constitutional bench of SC</span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Verdana;font-size:11.0pt'>Empowered Govt to establish
Tribunals that have powers of Civil Court</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Foreigners (Tribunals)
Order, 1964 under Foreigners Act 1946</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>It has empowered </span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt;
background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>district magistrates</span><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'> in all States and
Union Territories </span><span style='font-weight:bold;font-family:
"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>to set up tribunals</span><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'> to decide whether a
person staying illegally in India is a </span><span style='font-weight:
bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>foreigner or not.</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Empowers individuals
to approach the Tribunals </span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;margin-left:.75in;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:
12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h2 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:14.0pt;color:#2E75B5'
lang=en-US id="Passport(EntryintoIndia)Act,1920">Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920</h2>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt'>Empowered the government to
make rules </span><span style='font-weight:bold;font-family:Calibri;
font-size:12.0pt'>r</span><span style='font-weight:bold;font-style:italic;
font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt'>equiring persons entering India to
be in possession of </span><span style='font-weight:bold;font-style:italic;
text-decoration:underline;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt'>passports</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='text-decoration:underline;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt'>Govt
empowered to deport any person who entered without a passport </span></li>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h2 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:14.0pt;color:#2E75B5'
lang=en-US id="PersondeemedtobeofIndianOrigin">Person deemed to be of Indian Origin </h2>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>If he or his parents or
his grand parents are born in undivided India<span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>(3 generations)</span></li
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>In PIO Card/OCI card, 4
generations included</span></li>
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margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Persons of Indian
Origin PIO 2002<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>- Not a ci
tizen
of India</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Overseas Citizen of
India OCI 2005<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>- Not a cit
izen of
India</span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<p style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:12.0pt' lang=en-US>&nbsp;</p>
<h2 style='margin:0in;font-family:Calibri;font-size:14.0pt;color:#2E75B5'
lang=en-US id="OverseasCitizenofIndiaCardholder2015">Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder 2015</h2>
<ul type=disc style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Citizenship (Amendment)
Act 2015 replaced the Overseas Citizen of India with </span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Overseas
Citizenship of India Cardholder</span><span style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";
font-size:12.0pt'> and PIO was rescinded w.e.f 9-1-2015 and </span><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>all
existing PIO holders will be deemed to be OCI cardholders</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Registration of OCI
Cardholder</span></li>
<ol type=1 style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt;
font-weight:normal;font-style:normal'>
<li value=1 style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle'
lang=en-US><span style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt;
font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-family:"Nirmala UI";
font-size:12.0pt'>Same as that of OCI</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>GOI may specify the
date from which the existing persons of Indian Origin card holders shall
be deemed to be overseas citizens of India cardholders</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Notwithstanding
anything contained in point 1, GOI in special circumstances register a
person as OCI Cardholder</span></li>
</ol>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Conferment of rights</span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
margin-top:0in;margin-bottom:0in'>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Shall be entitled to
such rights as GOI may specify in this behalf</span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Renunciation </span></li>
<ul type=circle style='margin-left:.375in;direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed;
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<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>If OCI cardholder make
a declaration renouncing the card and upon registration of declaration,
person shall cease to be an OCI cardholder</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Where a person ceases
to be OCI cardholder, spouse of foreign origin of that person who is
also OCI cardholder and minor child of that person who are OCI
cardholders<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>shall thereupo
ceases to be an OCI cardholder</span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Cancellation </span></li>
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<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>GOI may cancel the
registration of a person as an OCI cardholder if it is satisfied that</span></li>
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<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Registration obtained
by means of fraud or</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Shown disaffection to
constitution of India or</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>During war,
unlawfully traded or communicated with enemy or</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Within 5 years of
registration as OCI cardholder, been sentenced to imprisonment for a
term not less than 2 years or</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>It is necessary to do
in the interests of sovereignty or integrity, security of India,
friendly relations with any other country or in the interests of
general public</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Marriage
has been dissolved by a competent court of law or otherwise or has not
been dissolved but, during the subsistence of such marriage, he has
solemnized marriage with any other person</span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>As per Citizenship Act,
a person registered as </span><span style='font-weight:bold;font-family:
"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow'>OCI
cardholder is eligible for grant of Indian Citizenship if he is holding
OCI cardholder for 5 years</span><span style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";
font-size:12.0pt'> and is ordinarily resident in India for 12 months
before making an application [PIO - 7 years]</span></li>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Benefits</span></li>
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<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Can visit India
without Visa for life time for any purpose</span></li>
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<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>However, require
special permission to undertake research work from Indian
Mission/Post/FRRO Foreigners Regional Registration Officer concerned.</span></li>
</ul>
<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Parity with NRIs in
respect of all facilities available to them in economic, financial,
educational fields </span><span style='font-weight:bold;font-family:
"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>except in matters of acquisition of
agricultural or plantation properties</span></li>
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<li style='margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;vertical-align:middle' lang=en-US><span
style='font-family:"Nirmala UI";font-size:12.0pt'>Parity in entry fees
charged for visiting national monuments, historical sites, museums in
India</span></li>
</ul>
</ul>
</ul>
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