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Supreme Court refuses to pass interim direction on FCRA licences

The bech said the petitioners are free to make representation to the concerned authorities which may be considered on its merits in accordance with law

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The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Foreign Contribution Regu­lation Act (FCRA) registrations of 11,594 NGOs, which applied within the cut-off date, have already been extended.

Taking note of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta's submission, a Bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar refused to pass an interim direction that FCRA registrations of all organisations that were valid as on September 30 last year ought to be continued until further orders.

The Bench, also comprising Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and C T Ravikumar, said the petitioners are free to make representation to the concerned authorities which may be considered on its merits

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First Published: Jan 25 2022 | 10:11 PM IST

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