Bangladesh Passport Order, 1973

 

 

What is Passport?

Possession of a passport does not necessarily imply that he Is a citizen of that country but it may only mean that he Is a national of that country. Under the Bangladesh Passport Order, 1973, passport is primarily a travel document of a citizen of Bangladesh and other persons for the purpose of departure from Bangladesh. In the Passport of Bangladesh, no where it is written as citizen of Bangladesh, but as national of Bangladesh. [Paras-40, 129 & 165]

Bangladesh Vs. Prof. Golam Azam & Ors 3 BLT (AD)

Nansen Passport

It means a stateless person holding a passport.

Bangladesh Vs. Prof Golam Azam & Ors 3 BLT (AD)-3

BANGLADESH PASSPORT ORDER, 1973

 

BANGLADESH
PASSPORT ORDER (P.O. 9 OF 1973)

 

Articles—7
and 11

Passport—A person
can be denied entry into Bangladesh if he does not possess a valid passport—Suppression
of material facts in obtaining passport does not render the passport
invalid—For such suppression the holder of passport may be otherwise dealt with
but cannot be denied entry into Bangladesh— Passport Act (XXXIV of 1920) Ss. 3,
4 and 5—Passport (Offence) Act (LVI of 1952) S .3—Passport Rules, 1974,
R.9—Passport Rules, 1955, Rs. 4 and 6.

Zamiruddin
Ahmed Vs. Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; 1 BLD (HCD) 304.

 

Bangladesh Passport Order, 1973

Bangladesh Passport Order, 1973 (P.O. 9 of
1973)

What is Passport

Possession of a passport does not necessarily
imply that he is a citizen of that country but it may only mean that he is a
national of that country. Under the Bangladesh Passport Order, 1973, passport
is primarily a travel document of a citizen of Bangladesh and other persons for
the purpose of departure from Bangladesh. In the Passport of Bangladesh, no
where it is written as citizen of Bangladesh, but as national of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Vs. Prof Golam Azam & Ors. 3BLT (AD)-3

Nansen
Passport

It means a stateless person holding a
passport.

Bangladesh Vs. Prof Golam Azam & Ors. 3BLT (AD)-3