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The Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939

( ACT NO. XVI OF 1939 )

An Act to provide for the registration of foreigners in Bangladesh. 1

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the registration of foreigners entering, being present in, and departing from, Bangladesh.
It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Short title and extent
1. (1) This Act may be called the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939.
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.

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    Throughout this Act, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government” and “Taka” were substituted for the words “Pakistan”, “Central Government” and “rupees” respectively by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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