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(ACT NO. XXXI OF 1946).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 23rd November, 1946  
     An Act to confer upon the Government certain powers in respect of foreigners. 1
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the exercise by the Government of certain powers in respect of the entry of foreigners into Bangladesh, their presence therein and their departure therefrom;

It is hereby enacted as follows:-
1. Short title and extent
2. Definitions
3. Power to make orders
4. Internees
5. Change of name
6. Obligations of masters of vessels, etc.
7. Obligation of hotel keepers and others to furnish particulars
8. Determination of nationality
9. Burden of proof
10. Power to exempt from application of Act
11. Power to give effect to orders, directions, etc.
12. Power to delegate authority
13. Attempts, etc., to contravene the provisions of this Act, etc.
14. Penalties
15. Protection to persons acting under this Act
16. Application of other laws not barred
17. [Omitted.]

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