Foreigners’ Tribunal


    In News 

    The Assam government has decided not to extend the term of members who were appointed for 200 additional Foreigners’ Tribunals (FT) that were set up primarily to handle cases related to the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

    About Foreigners’ Tribunal

    • A Foreigners’ Tribunal is a quasi-judicial body and a member is a designation similar to a judge. 
    • Judges/Advocates have been appointed as the members of FT under the Foreigners Tribunal Act, 1941 and Foreigners Tribunal ORDER 1964. as per the guidelines issued by the government from time to time.