MOSCOW, August 13 (RAPSI) – The Government has submitted a draft law on the seizure of foreign travel passports from citizens having debts or other restrictions for travelling abroad to the lower house of Russian parliament, according to the State Duma database.
Debtors will be able to return their documents in migration services after fulfilment of their obligations, the bill reads.
Inquiry officers will be authorized to seize foreign travel passports, according to the initiative.
The bill also envisages grounds for invalidation of passports for traveling abroad. Information on the documents’ invalidation will be shown in the Interior Ministry’s passport accounting system.