|Name:||The Foreigners Act, 1946 (Act XXXI of 1946).|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Photocopy, 7 p.
|Bibliography:||Photocopy, 7 p.
Legislation on-line Pakistan Code, Government of Pakistan PDF of Act as amended to 28/04/2016 (consulted on 2017-08-23)
|Abstract/Citation:||This Act authorizes the Federal Government, by order, to prohibit, limit or change the conditions for foreigners entering or residing in Pakistan at its absolute discretion. Masters of vessels, pilots on aircrafts and hotel-keepers are required to furnish any and all information required regarding their passengers or guests. Offences against theAct are criminally sanctioned.|