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SC hearing a challenge to the amendments to the FCRA [LIVE UPDATES]

By LawStreet News Network      28 October, 2021 12:25 PM      0 Comments
Supreme Court FCRA Amendments live updates

SupremeCourt is hearing a challenge to the amendments to the FCRA and the rule mandating opening of an NGO's primary account in New Delhi SBI main branch

Right to life and liberty under Article 21 does not encompass the right to receive unregulated foreign contributions, the Central government had told the Supreme Court while defending amendments made in 2020 to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA)

The plea by Noel Harper of NGO Care And Share Charitable Trust challenged Sections 7, 12A, 12(1A) and 17 inserted in the FCRA by the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020 as ultra vires Articles 14, 19 and 21 of the Constitution of India



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