Consultation on Model SOP on Repatriation of Indian Nationals from Foreign Prisons
July 20, 2018
New Delhi, India
A one-day Consultation was held by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) to seek the feedback from Central and state agencies on the contours of a Draft Model Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) prepared for the effective implementation of the Repatriation of Prisoners Act, 2003. Representatives from the Rajya Sabha, the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Law & Justice, the National Human Rights Commission, state home departments, the police and prison departments, state legal services authorities, training institutions, academic and other civil society bodies and individuals were part of the discussions. The report presents the recommendations and deliberations from the one-day Consultation. Part A deals with Recommendations and Part B with Deliberations.