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Registration of Foreigners Act, 1940 (No. 7/40).
Adopted on (Date of text)
Scope of text
Type of legislation (Type of text)
Sets out the rules concerning the registration of foreigners, including the right of authorities to arrest any person contravening this Act and penalties for violations of the Act.
Implementing Text region
Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1948.
Electronic source title
Legislation on-line in English
Refworld, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)
MMR87415.pdf (PDF of Law in English)