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The Bangladesh Passport Order, 1973 (President's Order).

( ACT NO. 9 Of 1973 )

11. Whoever-
 
 
 
 
(a) contravenes the provisions of Article 3; or
 
 
 
 
(b) knowingly furnishes any false information or suppresses any material fact with a view to obtaining a passport or travel document under this Order or without lawful authority alters or attempts to alter or causes to alter the entries made in a passport or travel document; or
 
 
 
 
(c) fails to produce for inspection his passport or travel document (whether issued under this Order or not) when called upon to do so by the prescribed authority; or
 
 
 
 
(d) knowingly uses a passport or travel document issued to another person; or
 
 
 
 
(e) knowingly allows another person to use a passport or travel document issued to him,
 
 
 
 
shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to Taka two thousand, or with both.
 
 
 
 
(2) Whoever abets any offence punishable under clause (1) shall be liable to punishment provided in that clause for that offence.
 
 
 
 
(3) Whoever contravenes any condition of a passport or travel document or any provision of this Order or any rule made thereunder for which no punishment is provided elsewhere in this Order shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to Taka five hundred, or with both.

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