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The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908

( ACT NO. V OF 1908 )

Suits by Aliens and by or against foreign Rulers, Ambassadors and Envoys

When aliens may sue.
83.(1) Alien enemies residing in Bangladesh with the permission of the Government, and alien friends, may sue in the Courts in 1[Bangladesh], as if they were citizens of 2[Bangladesh].
(2) No alien enemy residing in Bangladesh without such permission, or residing in a foreign country, shall sue in any of such Courts.
Explanation.-Every person residing in a foreign country the Government of which is at war with, or engaged in military operations against, Bangladesh, and carrying on business in that country without a license in that behalf under the hand of a Secretary to the Government shall, for the purpose of sub-section (2), be deemed to be an alien enemy residing in a foreign country.

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