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THE BANGLADESH CITIZENSHIP (TEMPORARY PROVISIONS) ORDER, 1972

(PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO. 149 OF 1972).
  Section No: [ 15th December, 1972  
 

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  2B  
1[ 2B. (1)Notwithstanding anything contained in Article 2 or in any other law for the time being in force, a person shall not, except as provided in clause (2), qualify himself to be a citizen of Bangladesh if he-



(i) owes, affirms or acknowledges, expressly or by conduct, allegiance to a foreign state, or



(ii) is notified under the proviso to Article 2A:



Provided that a citizen of Bangladesh shall not, merely by reason of being a citizen or acquiring citizenship of a state specified in or under clause (2), cease to be a citizen of Bangladesh.



(2) The Government may grant citizenship of Bangladesh to any person who is a citizen of any state of Europe or North America or of any other state which the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify in this behalf.]]
 
 

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