Sections Particulars
1 Short title and commencement
1.     This Act may be called the Repatriation of Prisoners Act, 2003 2.     It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notifi...
2 Definitions
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,- a.     "contracting State" means a Government of any country or place outside India in respect of which...
3 Application of Act
1.     The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct that the provisions of this Act shall apply to a country or place outside ...
4 Application for transfer by a prisoner
Any prisoner who is a citizen of a contracting State may make an application to the Central Government for transfer of his custody from India to that contract...
5 Consideration of request by Central Government
1.     On receipt of the application under section 4, the Central Government shall direct the officer in charge of the prison, where the prisoner is confined...
6 Comments of contracting State
1.     The application of the prisoner shall be forwarded by the Central Government through prescribed means to the Government of the contracting State to de...
7 Consideration of request by Central Government
1.     If the Central Government, on receipt of a communication from the concerned contracting State,- a.     expressing its willingness to accept the trans...
10 Transfer of record
Where a prisoner is or is to be transferred to a contracting State under the provisions of this Act, the Central Government may requisition the records of any...
11 Power of court and Central Government shall not be affected
The transfer of a prisoner from India to a contracting State shall not affect the power of the court which passed the judgment to review its judgment and powe...
12 Transfer into India
1.     The Central Government may accept the transfer of a prisoner, who is a citizen of India, from a contracting State wherein he is undergoing any sentenc...
14 Power to make rules
1.     The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act. 2.     In particular, a...
16 Power to remove difficulties
1.     If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the Central Government may, by order published in the Official Gazette, make ...
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