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Section 14B, Foreigners Act 1946: Penalty For Using Forged Passport

The contents of Section 14B of the Foreigners Act, 1946 (Act No. 31 of 1946), is reproduced as under:—

“Whoever knowingly uses a forged passport for entering into India or remains therein without the authority of law for the time being in force shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than two years, but may extend to eight years and shall also be liable to fine which shall not be less than ten thousand rupees but may extend to fifty thousand rupees.”

Extra Notes for Readers

(1) Section 14B was inserted by Foreigners (Amendment) Act, 2004 (Act 16 of 2004) (w.e.f. 20 Feb 2004).

This page was last updated on 31st December, 2017.

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