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The Control of Entry Act, 1952

( ACT NO. LV OF 1952 )

Power to make rules
8. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules to carry into effect the purposes of this Act.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, the rules may provide for,-
(a) the different types of visas which may be granted;
(b) the authorisation or appointment of persons by whom visas may be granted, varied, extended and cancelled;
(c) the charges and fees payable for obtaining application forms and visas and the extension of visas;
(d) the conditions and restrictions which may be imposed under this Act on the holder of a passport;
(e) the exemptions which may be granted, with or without conditions, to any person or class of persons in respect of any provision of this Act or the rules made thereunder;
(f) the conditions and restrictions which Indian citizens may be required to comply with;
(g) the alteration or modification of or exemption from any condition or restriction imposed under a visa on the holder of a passport after his entry into Bangladesh;
(h) the fixing and notification of check-posts and routes; and
(i) the procedure for registering and reporting to the police required under the rules for certain categories of visa holders.
(3) Rules made under this section may provide that any contravention thereof or of any order issued thereunder shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to one thousand Taka, or with both.

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