MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS .
New Delhi, the 23rd December, 2016
G.S.R.1171 (E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 24 of the Passports Act, 1967 (15 of 1967), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Passport Rules, 1980, namely:-
(1) These rules may be called the Passport (Amendment) Rules, 2016.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Passport Rules, 1980 (herein after referred to as the said rules), in Schedule III:-
(i) Under “(A) Passports”, for the sub-heading “For Adopted Children” and the entries relating thereto, the following shall be substituted, namely:-