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Name: Foreign Recruiting Act, 1874 (Act No. 4 of 1874).
Country: India
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1874-02-24
Entry into force:
ISN: IND-1874-L-73538
Bibliography: India Code Information System (INCODIS) India Code Information System (INCODIS) Ministry of Law and Justice, India (consulted on 2006-05-09)
Abstract/Citation: Regulates the recruitment of Indian workers for service in other States. Provides that a person wishing to recruit in India must have permission to do so from the Government (section 4). Provides penalties for those who try to recruit without first being granted permission (section 6).

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