1. The petition impugns the order dated 16th September, 2013 of the
Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs of the respondent No.1
Government of India exercising powers as an Appellate Authority under
Section 23 of the Emigration Act, 1983, of dismissal of appeal preferred by
the petitioner against the order dated 31st January, 2013 of the respondent
No.2 Protector General of Emigrants (PGE), in exercise of powers under
Rule 23 of the Emigration Rules, 1983, of encashing the Bank Guarantee
(BG) furnished by the petitioner.
2. Notice of the petition was issued and a counter affidavit has been filed
by the respondents. The counsels have been heard.
Source: Indian Kanoon