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18/05/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Public Servants (Marriage with Foreign Nationals) Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LVII OF 1976 )

Definitions
2. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
 
 
 
 
(a) “foreign national” means a person who is not a citizen of Bangladesh;
 
 
 
 
(b) “marriage” means matrimonial relationship entered into in accordance with any law for the time being in force or any religious rites or ceremonies, and its grammatical variations and cognate expressions shall be construed accordingly;
 
 
 
 
(c) “nationalised enterprise” means any corporation or any commercial or industrial enterprise including a bank which, or the entire or majority share in which, is owned or held by, or vested in, the Government or any local authority;
 
 
 
 
(d) “public servant” includes any person who is, for the time being, in the service of the Republic or of any local authority or nationalised enterprise; and
 
 
 
 
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    Clause (e) was omitted by section 2 of The Public Servants (Marriage with Foreign Nationals) (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act. No. XLII of 2009).
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