THE CITIZENSHIP ACT, 1951

(ACT NO. II OF 1951).
  [13th April, 1951]
 
 
     
     An Act to provide for Bangladesh citizenship. 1 2
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision for citizenship of Bangladesh;

It is hereby enacted as follows:-
   
 
 
   
 
 
 
1 Throughout this Act, the word “Bangladesh” was substituted for the word “Pakistan” by Article 5 of the Bangladesh (Adaptation of Existing Laws) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 48 of 1972)

2 Throughout this Act, the word “Government” was substituted for the words “Central Government” by Article 8 of the Bangladesh (Adaptation of Existing Laws) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 48 of 1972)

 
 

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