‘Rules being framed for detention centres’
THE Centre has informed the Supreme Court that the process of framing guidelines for keeping foreign nationals in detention centres across the country was under preparation. The Centre told a bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur that the work of framing detention manual or guidelines was being taken up very seriously.
It also stated that in the meanwhile, some circulars have been issued to the state
Govt informs SC on issue of foreigners
of Assam in this regard. The bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and R Subhash Reddy, said the Centre would ensure that requirements of the circulars or guidelines issued by the central government be adhered to by Assam.
The issue of framing of detention manual for keeping foreign nationals had cropped up when the apex court was hearing a matter related to the condition of detention centres in Assam.