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  1. Bangladesh - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Overseas Employment and Migration Act 2013. - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-10-27 | BGD-2013-L-95796

    An Act to promote opportunities for overseas employment and to establish a safe and fair system of migration, to ensure rights and welfare of migrant workers and members of their families, to enact a new law by repealing the Emigration Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIX of 1982), and for making provisions in conformity with the International Convention on the Rights of Migrant Workers and the Members of Their Families 1990 and other international labour and human rights conventions and treaties ratified by the People┐s Republic of Bangladesh.

  2. Bangladesh - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. 17 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-03-05 | BGD-2009-L-87971

    Amends section 5 of the Citizenship Act, 1951. Also repeals the Citizenship (Amendment) Ordinance, 2008 (Ordinance 66 of 2008).

  3. Bangladesh - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Bangladesh Citizenship (Temporary Provisions) Rules, 1978. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1978 | BGD-1978-M-87973

    Substituted and added by SRO.164-L/85, dated 8.4.1985

  4. Bangladesh - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1966. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966 | BGD-1966-M-87978

    These Rules specify the procedure to follow and the forms to use in order to comply with the registration requirements. With the exception of tourists (i.e. foreigners not remaining more than 30 days in Pakistan or in any event not more than three months), foreigners shall, upon arrival in Pakistan, submit a Registration Report in exchange for which a temporary Certificate of Registration will be issued. Upon arrival at the final destination, and within thirty days, the temporary certificate shall be exchanged for a regular certificate, which is valid for as long as the foreigner remains in Pakistan. The certificate is always to be presented upon demand. Temporary absences from the place of registration exceeding seven days must be reported. Upon departure from Pakistan the Registration Certificate must be returned to the authorities in exchange for which a travel permit will be issued.

    The Rules remains in force for Bangladesh in accordance with the Bangladesh (Adaptation of Existing Laws) Order, 1972.

  5. Bangladesh - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Pakistan Citizenship Rules, 1952 (Bangladesh). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1952-02-06 | BGD-1952-M-87974

    Implements the Citizenship Act.

  6. Bangladesh - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Foreigners Order, 1951. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1951-10-21 | BGD-1951-L-87977

    This Order specifies the discretionary authority of Pakistani officials to permit or refuse the entry or departure of foreigners as well as the conditions for residence in Pakistan. A residence permit is required for all stays in Pakistan except for holders of "A", "D" and "courtesy" visas, "transport workers holding B visas", and visitors remaining no longer than fifteen days in Pakistan. Foreigners may be prohibited to enter and visit certain places or certain areas in Pakistan. General restrictions on the movement of foreigners within Pakistan may also be imposed. A specific written permission is required for the employment of foreigners in certain undertakings, such as undertakings for the supply of light, petroleum, power or water. Compliance with the Order may be secured by arrests and detentions or, alternatively, by the placement of a security.

    The Order remains in force for Bangladesh in accordance with the Bangladesh (Adaptation of Existing Laws) Order, 1972.

  7. Bangladesh - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Pakistan Citizenship Act, 1951 (Bangladesh). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1951-04-13 | BGD-1951-L-87972


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