Consular, Passport and Visa Division Consular, Passport and Visa Division

Mutual Legal Assistance In Civil And Commercial Matters

Q: Who is the central authority in India handling requests for Mutual Legal Assistance in Civil and Commercial Matters?
A:

Cases pertaining to civil and commercial matters are required to be taken up with the Ministry of Law & Justice, which is the Central Authority on these matters and finalizes and notifies treaties and arrangements with other countries as per the relevant statutory provisions in the Code of Civil Procedure.