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While granting leave the sanctioning authority shall take prior approval, if required, for permitting the officer to go abroad as per the existing instructions.'
It has inter-alia been clarified that separate permission may not be necessary where a Government servant has indicated his intention of leaving headquarters/station
alongwith leave address while applying for leave. It has also been clarified that in case leave applied for the purpose of visiting foreign country is sanctioned, it would
imply that permission for going abroad is also granted and, therefore, leave sanctioning authority should keep this aspect in mind while granting the leave applied for.
Before leaving for visits abroad as required under these instructions. When such permission to visit abroad is sought the Government servant is required to furnish
information relating to the proposed and previous private visits as per the proforma (enclosed).