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The Emigration Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. XXIX OF 1982 )

Grant of licence
10. (1) Whoever desires to engage, or to recruit, or to assist, any person to emigrate shall apply to the Government, for licence at such time and in such manner, and shall, with his application, furnish such information and documents and pay such security and fee as may be prescribed.
(2) On receiving an application under sub-section (1), the Government may, after such enquiry regarding the character, antecedents and solvency of the applicant as it may consider
necessary, grant the licence applied for on such terms and conditions, if any, as may be prescribed, or reject the application for licence.
(3) The decision of the Government under sub-section (2), shall be final and shall not be questioned in any Court of law.
(4) A licence under this section may be issued in favour of a citizen or in favour of a corporation, company, partnership firm or any other entity, if-
(a) in the case of corporation or company, at least sixty per cent of the stock of the corporation or the company, and
(b) in the case of a partnership firm or any other entity, at least sixty per cent of the capital or proprietary right of the firm or the entity, is owned or controlled by Bangladeshi citizens.

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