Delhi HC upheld suspension of FCRA registration of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative for alleged violations of FCRA

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative Vs Union of India (Delhi High Court) dated 14/02/2022

Violations:

๐Ÿ‘‰ The activities / projects for which foreign contribution has been received and utilised have not been given in the prescribed Point 3(a) in FC-4 Form in AR for the FYs 2018ยญ-2019.

๐Ÿ‘‰ The bank account No.600510110004721, Bank of India, New Delhi opened on February 18, 2016, has not been intimated online to the Ministry and there is a flow of foreign contribution in this bank account.

๐Ÿ‘‰ One utilisation account through which the Association has been utilizing foreign contribution has not been intimated in ARs for the FYs 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.

๐Ÿ‘‰ The association has refunded some foreign contributions back to the donor in FYs 2013-2014 and to 2014-2015 in violation of Section 8(1)(a) of the FCRA, 2010.

Copy of judgment

Link: http://164.100.69.66/jupload/dhc/VKR/judgement/14-02-2022/VKR14022022CW64002021_230104.pdf

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