Bare Acts


Order1 : Short title, commencement and extent
1. This order may be called the Foreigners Order, 1948.
2. It shall come into force at once.
3. It extends to the whole of India.

Order 2 : Definitions

In this Order,-
1. “Registration Officer” means a Registration Officer as defined in the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939 or any other officer as may be authorised by him to perform the functions of a Registration Officer under this Order ;
2. “Civil Authority” means such authority as may be appointed by the Central Government in this behalf for such an 3. area as it thinks fit;

“Port” includes an airport.

Order 3 : Power to grant or refuse permission to enter India.

(1) No foreigner shall enter India,-

(a) otherwise than at such port or any other place of entry on the borders of India as a Registration Officer having jurisdiction at that port or place may appoint in this behalf ; either for foreigners generally or for any specified class or descriptions of foreigners, or

(b) without the leave of the civil authorities having jurisdiction at such port or place.

(2) Leave to enter shall be refused if the civil authority satisfied that,-

(a) the foreigner is not in possession of a valid passport or visa for India or has not been exempted from the possession of a passport or visa;

(b) he is a person of unsound mind or a mentally defective person;

(c) he is suffering from a loathsome or infectious disease in consequence of which, in the opinion of the Medical Officer of the port or the place of entry, as the case may be, the entry of the foreigner is likely to prejudice public health ;

(d) he has been sentenced in a foreign country for an extradition offence within the meaning of the Indian Extradition Act, 1903 (15 of 1903) ;

(e) his entry is prohibited either under an order issued by a competent authority or under the specific orders of the Central Government.

(3) The civil authority may attach such conditions as it thinks fit to the grant of leave to enter and such conditions may be varied in such manner or cancelled as the Central Government deems fit.

(4)

(a) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-paragraphs (1) to (3) or in the Indian Passport Act, 1920 (34 of 1920) or in the rules made thereunder a civil authority may, in the interests of public safety, prohibit the entry of any foreigner into India.

(b) Whenever the civil authority issues an order under Clause (a), It shall report the matter forthwith to the Central Government which may cancel or modify the order in such manner as it thinks fit.

(5) Where leave to enter is refused to foreigner, he may be detained at some place approved by the civil authority and may, if he has come by sea, be placed temporarily on shore for that purpose, and whilst he is so detained, a foreigner shall be deemed to be in legal custody and not to have entered India.

Order 3A : Exemption of certain class of foreigners

(1) Persons belonging to minority communities in Bangladesh and Pakistan, namely, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians who were compelled to seek shelter in India due to religious persecution or fear of religious persecution and entered into India on or before the 31st December, 2014—

(a) without valid documents including passport or other travel documents and who have been exempted under Rule 4 from the provisions of Rule 3 of the Passport (Entry into India) Rules, 1950, made under Section 3 of the Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920 (34 of 1920); or
(b) with valid documents including passport or other travel document and the validity of any of such documents has expired, are hereby granted exemption from the application of provisions of the Foreigners Act, 1946 and the orders made thereunder in respect of their stay in India without such documents or after the expiry of those documents, as the case may be, from the date of publication of this order in the Official Gazette.

Order 4 : Landing of Seamen

(1) No seamen or member of the crew of an aircraft, being a foreigner, shall land in India without a special permit from the Superintendent of Police or any other Police Officer not below the rank of a Sub-Inspector or Sergeant.
(2) No such permit shall be granted unless the owners or agents of the vessel or aircraft have undertaken either generally in respect of all members of the crew of vessels or aircraft belonging to or managed by them or in an individual case, the responsibility for the maintenance of such seamen or member of the crew during his residence in India and for the expenses of his departure from India.
(3) For the purposes of this paragraph, “seamen” has the meaning assigned to it in the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939.
(4) The provisions of this paragraph are in addition to, and not in derogation of the provisions of paragraph 3.

Order 5 : Power to grant permission to depart from India

(1) No foreigner shall leave India.-
(a) otherwise than at such port or other recognised place of departure on the borders of India as a Registration Officer having jurisdiction at that port or place may appoint in this behalf, either for foreigners generally or for any specified class or description of foreigners ; or
(b) without the leave of civil authority having jurisdiction at such port or place.
(2) Leave shall be refused if the civil authority is satisfied that,-
(a) the foreigner has failed to comply with the formalities of departure prescribed under the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939 ;
(b) the foreigners’ presence is required in India to answer a criminal charge;
(c) the foreigner’s departure will prejudice the relations of the Central Government with a foreign power ;
(d) the departure of the foreigner has been prohibited under an order issued by a competent authority.
(3) (a) Notwithstanding anything contained in the above sub-paragraphs, a civil authority may prohibit the departure of a foreigner where it is satisfied that such departure would not be conducive to the interest.
(b) Whenever a civil authority issues an order under Clause (a), it shall report the matter forthwith to the Central Government which may cancel or modify the order in such manner as it thinks fit.

Order 5A : Power to examine persons

The Civil Authority may examine any person who seeks leave to enter India or to depart therefrom or during his stay in India for the purposes of the Foreigners Act, 1946, or of any order made thereunder ; and it shall be the duty of every such person to furnish to the Civil Authority such information, in such manner and at such times, as that authority may require.

Order 6 : Liability of master of the vessel, etc. to remove a foreigner

(1) A Civil Authority may require may require the master of the vessel or pilot of the aircraft in which a foreigner has arrived or the owners or agents of that vessel or aircraft, as may be appropriate in the opinion of such civil authority, to remove a foreigner who has been refused permission to enter or who has entered India without its permission or who has been landed in contravention of sub-paragraph (3) and the master, pilot, owner or agent, as the case may be, shall comply with such requisition, unless it is received for more than two months after the date of the arrival of the foreigner in India.
(2) The master of a vessel or the pilot of an aircraft, scheduled to call at any port outside India, shall, if so required by the Central Government, receive a foreigner in respect of whom an order directing that he shall not remain in India has been made, and his dependants. If any, on board the vessel or aircraft, as the case may be, and afford him and others a passage to the port and proper accommodation and maintenance during the passage.
(3) The master of any vessel or the pilot of any aircraft shall not. without the permission of the Civil Authority, land at any port in India any person, travelling by that vessel or aircraft against the wishes of such person, unless such person has been required by the Central Government to be brought to India.
(4) Nothing contained in the Foreigners (Exemption) Order, 1957, shall preclude the operations and applications of the provision of sub-paragraph (3).

Order 6A : Liability of master of vessel or country representative or station manager of airline to provide information

The master of a vessel or country representative or station manager of an airline, as the case may be, arriving or landing in India, shall provide the following information about the passengers on board and crew, in electronic form, within fifteen minutes of leaving or taking off of the vessel or aircraft from the port of embarkation outside India, to the immigration authority on the ports of arrival or landing in India, namely:-

I. Flight information :
(a) airline carrier code and flight number;
(b) departure airport;
(c) scheduled departure date and time;
(d) arrival airport;
(e) scheduled arrival date and time;

II. passenger information:
(a) last name;
(b) first name;
(c) middle name;
(d) gender;
(e) date of birth;
(f) nationality;

III. Journey information:
(a) journey start airport
(b) destination airport;
(c) passenger name record locator;

IV. Travel document information:
(a) document type;
(b) document number;
(c) expiry date; and
(d) country of issue.

For crew, in addition to the above information, the information about ‘cockpit or operating crew indication’ shall also be furnished.

Order 6B : Liability of master of vessel or country representative or station manager of airline to provide information relating to departure
The master of a vessel or country representative or station manager of an airline, as the case may be, shall provide in electronic form the following information to the Immigration authority on the ports of embarkation in India, fifteen minutes before leaving or taking off from the port of embarkation in India about the passengers and crew on board while departing, namely—

I. Flight Information:
(a) Airline carrier code and flight number;
(b) Destination airport;
(c) Scheduled departure date and time;
(d) Departure airport in India ;
(e) Scheduled arrival date and time at destination port.

II. Passenger Information:
(a) Last name;
(b) First name;
(c) Middle name;
(d) Gender;
(e) Date of birth;
(f) Nationality.

III. Journey Information;
(a) Journey start airport;
(b) Destination airport;
(c) Passenger name record location.

IV. Travel Document Information:
(a) Document type;
(b) Document number;
(c) Expiry date;
(d) Country of issue.

V. Visa Related Information ( Indian visa for foreigners and visa Issued by destination country for Indians):

Also, the prescribed format is attached for above purpose.
Flat File Naming Convention
The file name will be as below:

131101 PDELJFKBY161 api where

131101 6 digit schedule Departure date in YYMMDD format
P/C P for PAX and C for Crew
DEL Departure Airport Code ( Last Embarkation Port in Indi – LEPI )
JFK 3 character destination airport code ( First Disembarkation Port outside India – FDPOI )
BY 2/3 digit IATA flight number
161 3/4 digit IATA flight number
api File extension

File Details:
One file will contain a complete manifest for PAX /Crew of a particular flight:

File Details/Description

Sl . No. Field description Length Type Remarks
1. Flight Carrier Code 3 Character IATA Carrier Code
2. Flight Number 4 Number 3/4 digit numeric
3. Flight Schedule Departure Time 8 Character YYYYMMDD
4. Flight Schedule 4 Character HHMM
5. Flight Actual Departure Date 8 Character YYYYMMDD
6. Flight Actual Departure Date 4 Character HHMM
7. Flight Schedule Arrival Date at FDPOI 4 Character YYYYMMDD
8. Flight Schedule Arrival Time at FDPOI 4 Character HHMM
9. First       Disembarkation        Port outside India ( FDPOI ) 3 Character IATA Airport Code
10. Last Embarkation Port in India ( LEPI ) 4 Character IATA Airport Code
11. Number of Crews in flight 4 Number 0 for PAX file
12. Number of PAX in flight 4 Number 0 for crew file
13. PNR 10 Character Passenger      Name      Record Locator
14. PAX /Crew Serial Number 4 Number Running       Serial      Number within the file
15. PAX /Crew Status 1 Character T= Transit, D=Disembarking
16. PAX /Crew Status 1 Character CRW =Crew PAX =Passenger
17. Document Type 2 Character P=Passport=Others
18. Document Number 20 Character Passport Number
19. Document Expiry Date 8 Character YYYYMMDD
20. Document Issue Country 3 Character 3-char Country Code
21. PAX /Crew Name 100 Character As appears in Passport
22. PAX /Crew Date of Birth 8 Character YYYYMMDD
23. PAX /Crew Nationality 3 Character 3-char Country Code
24. PAX /Crew Gender 1 Character M/F
25. PAX /Crew Gender 5 Character IATA Airport Code
26. PAX /Crew Embark Airport 3 Character IATA Airport Code
27. PAX /Crew Disembark Address 40 Character Address of PAX at Disembarking Country ( eg . house/Flat No., Street etc.)
28. PAX /Crew Disembark City 35 Character Airport Name of Disembarking Address
29. PAX /Crew Disembark Country 9 Character Postal Code of Disembark Address
30. PAX /Crew Disembark Country 3 Character 3-Char country code of disembarking Address
31. PAX /crew    Residential    Country code 3 Character 3-char country code
32. PAX /crew Embark Airport 3 Character IATA Airport code
33. Crew Other Document Code 2 Character Only In case of CREW, For License code L
34. Crew Other Document Number 20 Character CREW License Number
35. Crew   Other    Document    Expiry date 8 Character Date of Expiry of License inYYYYMMDD
36. Crew     Other     Document    Issue Country 3 Character 3-char country code where license has been issued
37. Crew Type 3 Character 3-char CREW type as mentioned in UN/ED1FACT
38. Crew Home Address 70 Character Address of Home Placeof CREW (e.g. House/Flat No., Street name and number etc.
39. Crew Home City 70 Character City name of CREW home address
40. Crew Home State 70 Character Home State name of CREW
41. Crew Home Country 3 Character 3-char country code of CREW home address
42. Crew Birth Place 70 Character Address of Birthplace of CREW (e.g. House/Flat No. Street name and Number etc.)
43. Crew Birth City 70 Character City name of CREW birth place
44. Crew Birth State 70 Character Birth place State name of CREW
45. Crew Birth Country 3 Character 3-char country code of CREW birth address
46. Visa Number 15 Character Visa Number as in Travel Document (For Foreigners Indian Visa while for Indians Visa Number of Destination Country. In case of Visa on arrival VOA be siven ).
47. PAX /Crew Visa Expiry Date 8 Character YYYYMMDD
48. PAX /Crew Visa Expiry Date 50 Character VISA Type
49. EDIFACT Version Number 10 Character Version Number of US/UN EDIFACT
50. EDIFACT Release Number 10 Character Release Number of US/UN EDIFACT
51. Carrier Contact Information 50 Character Name of the nodal officer of the carrier to contact
52. Carrier Contact Number 50 Character Phone numbers of the Contact person
53. Carrier Contact Fax 50 Character FAX numbers of the contact person.

#The passport number is not mandatory for some counlries viz. Nepal, Bhutan and in those cases ‘O’ (Other) value will be provided in document type and Document number will be *0* (Zero).

  • Each data element will be separated by ‘1’ (pipeline) in the record (Total 53 no. of ‘I’ will be there in each record).
  • In case of value not available for a specific data element, null value (not space) will be given.
  • Each record for PAX will be in a single line, no line separator is required.

Example of a file for PAX only

Order 6B : Liability of master of vessel or country representative or station manager of airline to provide information relating to departure

The master of a vessel or country representative or station manager of an airline, as the case may be, shall provide in electronic form the following information to the Immigration authority on the ports of embarkation in India, fifteen minutes before leaving or taking off from the port of embarkation in India about the passengers and crew on board while departing, namely—

I. Flight Information:
(a) Airline carrier code and flight number;
(b) Destination airport;
(c) Scheduled departure date and time;
(d) Departure airport in India ;
(e) Scheduled arrival date and time at destination port.

II. Passenger Information:
(a)Last name;
(6)First name;
(c) Middle name;
(d) Gender;
(e) Date of birth;
(f) Nationality.

III. Journey Information;
(a) Journey start airport;
(b) Destination airport;
(c) Passenger name record location.

IV. Travel Document Information:
(a) Document type;
(b) Document number;
(c) Expiry date;
(d) Country of issue.

V. Visa Related Information ( Indian visa for foreigners and visa Issued by destination country for Indians):
(a) Visa type;
(b) Visa number;
(c) Visa expiry date; and
(d) Country of issue.

For crew, in addition to the above information, the information about ‘cockpit or operating crew indication’ shall also be furnished.

Also, the prescribed format is attached for above purpose.
Flat File Naming Convention
The file name will be as below:
131101 PDELJFKBY161 api where

131101 6 digit schedule Departure date in YYMMDD format
P/C P for PAX and C for Crew
DEL Departure Airport Code ( Last Embarkation Port in Indi – LEPI )
JFK 3 character destination airport code ( First Disembarkation Port outside India – FDPOI )
BY 2/3 digit IATA flight number
161 3/4 digit IATA flight number
api File extension

File Details:

One file will contain a complete manifest for PAX /Crew of a particular flight:

Sl . No. Field description Length Type Remarks
1. Flight Carrier Code 3 Character IATA Carrier Code
2. Flight Number 4 Number 3/4 digit numeric
3. Flight Schedule Departure Time 8 Character YYYYMMDD
4. Flight Schedule 4 Character HHMM
5. Flight Actual Departure Date 8 Character YYYYMMDD
6. Flight Actual Departure Date 4 Character HHMM
7. Flight Schedule Arrival Date at FDPOI 4 Character YYYYMMDD
8. Flight Schedule Arrival Time at FDPOI 4 Character HHMM
9. First Disembarkation Port outsideIndia ( FDPOI ) 3 Character IATA Airport Code
10. Last Embarkation Port in India ( LEPI ) 4 Character IATA Airport Code
11. Number of Crews in flight 4 Number 0 for PAX file
12. Number of PAX in flight 4 Number 0 for crew file
13. PNR 10 Character Passenger Name Record Locator
14. PAX /Crew Serial Number 4 Number Running Serial Number within the file
15. PAX /Crew Status 1 Character T= Transit, D=Disembarking
16. PAX /Crew Status 1 Character CRW =Crew PAX =Passenger
17. Document Type 2 Character P=Passport=Others
18. Document Number 20 Character Passport Number
19. Document Expiry Date 8 Character YYYYMMDD
20. Document Issue Country 3 Character 3-char Country Code
21. PAX /Crew Name 100 Character As appears in Passport
22. PAX /Crew Date of Birth 8 Character YYYYMMDD
23. PAX /Crew Nationality 3 Character 3-char Country Code
24. PAX /Crew Gender 1 Character M/F
25. PAX /Crew Gender 5 Character IATA Airport Code
26. PAX /Crew Embark Airport 3 Character IATA Airport Code
27. PAX /Crew Disembark Address 40 Character Address of PAX at Disembarking Country ( eg . house/Flat No., Street etc.)
28. PAX /Crew Disembark City 35 Character Airport Name of Disembarking Address
29. PAX /Crew Disembark Country 9 Character Postal Code of Disembark Address
30. PAX /Crew Disembark Country 3 Character 3-Char country code of disembarking Address
31. PAX /crew    Residential    Country code 3 Character 3-char country code
32. PAX /crew Embark Airport 3 Character IATA Airport code
33. Crew Other Document Code 2 Character Only In case of CREW, For License code L
34. Crew Other Document Number 20 Character CREW License Number
35. Crew   Other    Document    Expiry date 8 Character Date of Expiry of License inYYYYMMDD
36. Crew     Other     Document    Issue Country 3 Character 3-char country code where license has been issued
37. Crew Type 3 Character 3-char CREW type as mentioned in UN/ED1FACT
38. Crew Home Address 70 Character Address of Home Placeof CREW (e.g. House/Flat No., Street name and number etc.
39. Crew Home City 70 Character City name of CREW home address
40. Crew Home State 70 Character Home State name of CREW
41. Crew Home Country 3 Character 3-char country code of CREW home address
42. Crew Birth Place 70 Character Address of Birthplace of CREW (e.g. House/Flat No. Street name and Number etc.)
43. Crew Birth City 70 Character City name of CREW birth place
44. Crew Birth State 70 Character Birth place State name of CREW
45. Crew Birth Country 3 Character 3-char country code of CREW birth address
46. Visa Number 15 Character Visa Number as in Travel Document (For Foreigners Indian Visa while for Indians Visa Number of Destination Country. In case of Visa on arrival VOA be siven ).
47. PAX /Crew Visa Expiry Date 8 Character YYYYMMDD
48. PAX /Crew Visa Expiry Date 50 Character VISA Type
49. EDIFACT Version Number 10 Character Version Number of US/UN EDIFACT
50. EDIFACT Release Number 10 Character Release Number of US/UN EDIFACT
51. Carrier Contact Information 50 Character Name of the nodal officer of the carrier to contact
52. Carrier Contact Number 50 Character Phone numbers of the Contact person
53. Carrier Contact Fax 50 Character FAX numbers of the contact person.

#The passport number is not mandatory for some counlries viz. Nepal, Bhutan and in those cases ‘O’ (Other) value will be provided in document type and Document number will be *0* (Zero).

  • Each data element will be separated by ‘1’ (pipeline) in the record (Total 53 no. of ‘I’ will be there in each record).
  • In case of value not available for a specific data element, null value (not space) will be given.
  • Each record forPAXwill be in a single line, no line separator is required.

Example of a file for PAX only

Order 7 : Restriction of sojourn in India

(1) Every foreigner who enters India on the authority of a visa issued in pursuance of the Indian Passport Act, 1920 (34 of 1920), shall obtain from the Registration Officer having jurisdiction, “either at the place at which the said foreigner enters India or at the place at which he presents a registration report in accordance with Rule 6 of the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939, a permit Indicating the period during which he is authorised to remain in India and also indicating the place or places for stay in India, if any, specified in the visa. In granting such permit, the said Registration Officer may restrict the stay of the foreigner to any of the places specified in the visa.
(2) Every foreigner to whom the provisions of sub-paragraph (1) do not apply shall obtain a permit indicating the period during which he is authorised to remain in India from the Registration Officer to whom he presents a registration report in accordance with Rule 6 of the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939.
(3) Every foreigner to whom a permit is issued under sub- paragraph (1) or sub-paragraph (2),-
(i) shall not, if the permit indicates the place unless the place or places for stay in India, visit any other place unless the permit is extended by the Central Government to such other place;
(ii) shall, if the permit indicates the place or places for stay in India, report in person or in writing his arrival at, and departure from, any such place to the Registration Officer having jurisdiction at such place, within twenty-four hours after his arrival or, as the case may be, before his intended departure; and”
(iii) shall, unless the period indicated in the permit is extended by the Central Government, depart from India before the expiry of the said period ; and at the time of the foreigner’s departure from India, the permit shall be surrendered by him to the Registration Officer having Jurisdiction at the place from which he departs.

Order 8 : Prohibited places

(1) No foreigner shall, without the permission of the civil authority having jurisdiction at such place, visit, or reside in any prohibited place as defined in the Indian Official Secrets Act, 1923 (19 of 1923).
(2) Where any foreigner is, on the commencement of this Order, residing in any prohibited place and is not permitted to continue to reside there, he shall within such time as may be specified by the Civil Authority, remove himself from such place.
(3) The civil authority may impose on any householder or other person in such prohibited place the obligation to report to the police or to any Naval. Military, or Air Force authority the presence of any foreigner in his household or in any premises occupied by him or under his control and the departure of any such foreigner and such other particulars with respect to such foreigner as may be prescribed by such authority.

Order 9 : Protected areas

(1) The Central Government or, with its prior sanction, a civil authority may by order declare any area to be a protected area for the purposes of this Order.
(2) On such declaration, the civil authority may, as to any protected area, by order,-
(a) prohibit any foreigner or any class of foreigners from entering or remaining in the area ;

(b) impose on any foreigner or class of foreigners entering or being entered in the area, such conditions or restrictions as it may think fit as to,-
(i) reporting to the Police or any Naval, Military, or Air Force Authority:
(ii) surveying or making sketches or photographs ;
(iii) the use or possession of any machine, apparatus or other article of any description :
(iv) the acquisition of land or any interest in land within the area:
(v) any other matter or thing as to which it may deem it necessary in the interests of public safety to impose conditions or restrictions;

(c) impose on any householder or other person the obligation to report to the Police or any Naval. Military, or Air Force Authority the presence of any foreigner in his household or in any premises occupied by him or under his control, and the departure of any such foreigner and such other particulars with respect to any such foreigner as may be prescribed by the order :
Provided that the civil authority may, subject to any general or specific direction of the Central Government, grant to an individual foreigner a special permit exempting him from any or all of the conditions or restrictions Imposed under this sub-paragraph.

Order 10 : Restrictions on employment

(1) No foreigner shall, without the permission in writing of the Civil Authority, either enter any premises relating to or accept employment in, or in connection with :

(i) any undertaking for the supply of light, petroleum, power or water to Government or to the public ; or
(ii) any other undertaking which may be specified by the Central Government In this behalf.

(1A) No foreigner employed without the permission in writing of the civil authority before the commencement of the Foreigners (Amendment) Order, 1964, in any undertaking referred to in Clause (i) of sub-paragraph (1) shall remain employed in such undertaking, without the permission in writing of the civil authority, after the expiry of a period of three months from the commencement of the Foreigners (Second Amendment) Order, 1964.
(1B) No foreigner employed in any undertaking specified in Clause (ii) of sub-paragraph (1) before the undertaking was so specified shall remain employed in such undertaking, without the permission in writing of the civil authority, after the expiry of a period of one month from the date of commencement of the Foreigners (Second Amendment) Order, 1964, or the date on which the undertaking was so specified, whichever is latter:

Provided that no Pakistani national, shall remain employed in any such undertaking as is referred to in clause (ii) of sub-paragraph (1), which has been, or may be specified after the 1st September, 1965, unless he has obtained permission in writing from the civil authority within twenty-four hours from the date of commencement of the Foreigners (Second Amendment) Order, 1964 or from the date on which the undertaking is so specified, whichever is latter.

(2) The management of any undertaking referred to in sub- paragraph (1) shall furnish to the civil authority such information regarding foreigners employed in that undertaking and make available for inspection such records and registers as may be called for by the authority.

Order 11 : Powers to impose restrictions on movements, etc.

The civil authority may, by order in writing, direct, that any foreigner shall comply with such conditions as may be specified in the order in respect of,-

(1) his place of residence :
(2) his movements;
(3) his association with any person or class of persons specified in the order : and
(4) his possession of such articles as may be specified in the order.

Order 11A : Restrictions on certain activities

Notwithstanding anything contained in the Foreigners (Exemption) Order, 1957, no foreigner shall produce, or attempt to produce, or cause to be produced, any picture or film, including a documentary or feature films for television or the screen, intended for public exhibition, except with the permission in writing of, and subject to such conditions as may be specified in this behalf, by the Central Government.

Order 11B : Restrictions on mountaineering expeditions

[Notwithstanding anything contained in the Foreigners (Exemption) Order, 1957, no foreigner or group of foreigners shall climb or attempt to climb any mountain peak in India, except those peaks with routes as specified in the Schedule appended to this order without obtaining the prior permission in writing of the Central Government on an application made in that behalf through the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (a registered society having its registered office in the National Capital Territory of Delhi) and without specification of route to be followed, accompaniment by liaison officer, use of photographic and wireless communication equipment, as may be laid down in this behalf by the Central Government. However, the prior permission of the Central Government shall be required by nationals of China, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan even for climbing peaks included in the Schedule :

Provided that the Indian Mountaineering Foundation will specify routes, attach liaison officer and impose such restrictions as it may deem necessary in respect of peaks specified in the Schedule also.]

Order 12 : Powers to remove foreigners from Cantonments

The Military Officer for the time being in command of the forces in a Cantonment may, by order in writing, direct any foreigner to remove himself from the Cantonment within such time ass may be specified in the order.

Order 13 : Powers to close clubs and restaurants

(1) A civil authority may direct, that any premises in its jurisdiction which in its opinion are used for the sale of refreshments to be consumed on the premises, or as a place of public resort or entertainment or as a club, and which are or have recently been frequented by foreigners, shall be either closed altogether or kept closed during such hours or for such purposes as may be required by it, if in its opinion either,-
(a) the foreigners so frequenting the promises are of criminal or disloyal associations or otherwise undesirable ; or
(b) the premises are conducted in a disorderly or improper manner, or in a manner prejudicial to the public good, and if any premises are kept open in contravention of any such direction the occupier or person having control of the premises shall be deemed to have acted in contravention of this Order.

(2) where any premises have been closed under this paragraph the occupier or person having control of the premises shall not occupy or control any other premises which are used for the sale of refreshment or as a place of public resort or entertainment, or as a club without the consent of the civil authority of the area in which the premises are situated.

(3) Any police officer, if authorised by a civil authority may, for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this paragraph, enter. If necessary, by force, and search or occupy any premises in respect of which an order under this paragraph has been made by the civil authority.

(4) Any action taken by the civil authority under sub-paragraphs (1) to (3) above shall be reported forthwith to the Central Government which may cancel or modify such order in such manner as it deems fit.

Order 14 : Expenses of deportation

Where an order is made in the case of any foreigner directing that he shall not remain in India or where a foreigner is refused permission to enter India or has entered India without permission, the Central Government may, if It thinks fit, deport any money or property of the foreigner in payment of the whole or any part of the expenses of, or incidental to the voyage from India and the maintenance until departure of the foreigner and his dependents, if any.

SCHEDULE

(See Para 11-B)

Sl. No. Peak or Height in meters Longitude Latitude Remarks
Himachal Pradesh
1 CB-9(6108) 77 27′ 32 34′ Manali-Batal(RH)-BC-C-I, C-II, C-III and summit attempt
2 CB-10(Tara Pahar) (6227) 77 28′ 32 36′ Manali-Chhatru-Chhota Dara-Bata (RH)-BC-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
3 CB-11 (5955) 77 31′ 32 22′ -do-
4 CB-12(6258) 77 33′ 32 20′ -do-
5 CB-13 (6164) 77 33′ 3221′ -do-
6 CB 13-A(6240) 77 33′ 32 21′ -do-
7 CB-14(6078) 77 34′ 32 32′ -do-
8 CB-16(5825) 77 31 32 19′ -do-
9 CB-20 (5695) 7731′ 32 24 -do-
10 CB-22 (5720) 77 33′ 32 24′ Manali-Chhatru-Dhhota Dara-Batal (RH)-Linder-BC-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
11 CB-26 (5840) 77 29′ 32 20′ Batal (RH)-BC-C-I, C-II and summit
12 CB-31 (6096) 77 28′ 62 25′ Manali-Chhatru-Chhota Dara-Batal (RH)-BC, C-I, C-II and summit
13 CB-32 (5639) 77 27′ 32 26′ -do-
14 CB-33 (Minar) (6185) 77 29′ 32 28′ Batal (RH-Dekka-BC, C-I, C-II and summit
15 CB-34 (5635) 7731′ 32 28′ -do-
16 CB-35 (5568) 77 30′ 32 29′ Manali-Batal (RH)-Bc, C-I, C-II and summit
17 Unnamed Peak (5510) 77 17′ 32 28′ Manali-Darcha-Jispa-BC, C-I, C-II and summit
18 Unnamed Peak (5852) 77 14′ 32 28′ -do-
19 Unnamed Peak (5765) 77 09′ 32 33′ -do-
20 Unnamed Peak (5860) 77 38′ 32 15′ Manali-Grampho Chhatru (RH)-Jitang-Puti Runishigri (BC)-C-I and summit attempt
21 Devachan (6265) 77 33′ 32 14′ Kulu Manikaran (RH)-Tos Saram-Base Camp-C-I, C-II and C-III and summit attempt
22 Papsura (6440) 77 33′ 32 12′ Manali (RH)-Manikaran (RH)-Tos (Vill)-Shamshi-Sari-BC-ABC-C-I, C-II  and C-III and summit attempt
23 Whitae Sail (Dharansura) (6420) 77 34′ 32 12′ Kulu (RH)-Manikaran (RH)-Tos (Vill)-Shamshi-Sari-BC-ABC-C-I, C-II and C-III and summit attempt
24 Unnamed Peak (5790) 77 38′ 32 14′ Manali-Grampho-Chhatru(RH)-Dhhota   Dara-BC, C-I, C-II and summit attempt
25 Tiger Toth (5980) 77 36′ 32 18′ Manali-Batal Base Camp-C-I, C-II, C-III and summit attempt
26 Unnamed Peak (5360) 77 47′ 32 08′ Batal-Karacha-Barasigri Glacier-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
27 Unnamed Peak (6090) 77 42′ 32 14′ Grampho-Chhota Dara-Bata! (HR)-Karcha Nala-BC-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
28 Indra San (6223) 77 24′ 31 12′ Manali (RH)-Jagatsukh (RH)-Achhika-Seri-Tainta-BC-C-I, C-II, C-III, C-IV and summit attempt
29 Deo Tibba (6001) 77 23′ 32 11′ Manali(RH)-Jagatsukh  (RH)-Achhika-Seri-Tainta BC-C-I, C-II (Duhangan Col), C-III and summit attempt
30 Alirathni Tibba (5470) 77 26′ 32 05′ Kuku (RH)-Malansa-BC-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
31 Hanuman Tibba-I (5932) 77 02′ 32 20′ Manali-Solang-Dhundi (RH)-Beas Kun BC-ABC
32 Manali (5640) 77 03′ 32 24′ Dhundi (RH)-Beas Kund (BC)-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
33 Makerbeh (6069) 77 04′ 32 25′ Mandi-Palchan-Dhundi(RH)-Beas Kund BC-C-I, C-II, C-III and summit attempt
34 Shikarbeh (6200) 77 03′ 32 23′ -do-
35 Behali Jot (6245) 76 35′ 32 50′ Udaipur (RH)-Margaon-BC(Tal Go) C-II and summit attempt
36 Menthosa (6443) 76 42′ 32 55′ Manali-Rohtang   pass-Tandi-Udhaipur   (RH)-Niyar Mallah-Urgos vill (last vill) BC-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
37 Phabrang (6172) 76 47′ 32 44′ -do-
38 Unnamed Peak (5472) 76 47′ 31 44′ Manali-Tandi-Udhaipur-Miyar   Nallah-Karpat   BC-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
39 Unnamed Peak (5598) 76 48′ 32 46′ -do-
40 Unnamed Peak (5666) 76 50′ 62 45′ Urgas-Chaliry forest-Gangupa Nalah-BC-C-I, C-II then summit
41 Kharcha Parbat (6270) 77 43′ 3221′ Manali Batal (RH)-BC-ABC-C-I-summit camp and attempt to summit
42 Consolation Peak 77 23′ 32 12′ Kulu-Manali (RH)-Chikka-Chandertal-BC-C-II then summit
43 Hanuman Tibba-I (5932) 77 02′ 32 21′ Manali-Dhundi-Beaskund-BC-C-I, C-II then summit
44 Hanuman Tibba-II (5366) 77 02′ 32 21″ -do-
JAMMU and KASHMIR
45 Nun (7135) 76 01′ 33 59′ (East-Leh-Kargil-Panikhar-Gulmotongas (RH)-BC-C-I, C-II, C-III and summit attempt
46 Kun (7077) 76 03′ 34 01′ Leh-Kargil-Panikhar-Gulmotongas (RH)-BC-C-I, C-II, C-III and summit attempt
47 Pinnacle (6955) 76 05′ 34 01′ -do-
48 White Nmeedle (6420) 76 04′ 33 59′ -do-
49 Bobang(5971) 76 08′ 33 25′ Leh-Harpass-Kijai Nala-Nagdal Lake-C-I, C-II summit attempt
50 Z-2 Peak (6152) 76 12′ 33 47′ Kargil-Gulmotongas-Ringdoom-Lalung Glacier-BC-C-I, C-II then summit
51 Z-3 Hill (6270) 76 19′ 33 42′ Kargil-Gulmotongas-Haskira Glacier-C-I, C-II then summit
52 Z-1 (6155) 76 08′ 33 56′ -do-
53 Z-8 (6050) 76 20′ 33 50′ -do-
54 Kangri (5508) 77 28′ 34 00′ Leh-Stock Vill (RH)-BC-ABC-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
55 Kangri (5900) 77 29′ 33 57′ -do-
56 Tanak Peak (5948) 76 06′ 33 48′ Kargil (BC)-Sanku-Pan (RH) to BC-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
57 Shingrugo 76 58′ 33 28′ Kargil-Padam -Pibting C-I, C-II then summit
58 Yan (6230) 76 04′ 33 00′ Leh (RH)-Gya-Gyamarnala-Kongmarule-Nimaling-Shang-Shangphy-BC-ABC then summit
UTTARANCHAL
59 Panwali Dwar (6663) 79 57′ 30 17′ Song (RH)-Khati-Dwalio-Phukia-Base Camp-C-I, C-II and summit
60 Nanda Devi East (7437) 79 59′ 3021′ Munsyari-(RH)-Lilam-Martoli (Vill)-Nasanpatti Bhadeligwar BC-C-I, C-II, C-III and summit attempt
61 Nandakhat (6545) 79 58′ 30 18′ Bharari (RH)-Loharkhet-Khati-Dwali (Vill)-Base Camp C-I, C-II, C-III summit attempt
62 Mrigthuni (6855) 79 49′ 30 17′ -do-
63 Maiktoli (6803) 79 52′ 30 16′ -do-
64 Trishul-I(7120) 79 46′ 30 18′ Ghat (RH)-Sitel-Sutol-Lat Kopri Chandniya Ghat-BC-C-I, C-II, C-III summit attempt
65 Trishul-II (6690) 79 46′ 30 17′ -do-
66 Trishul-III (6008) 79 48′ 30 17′ -do-
67 Tharkot (6099) 79 49′ 30 13′ Bharari (RH)-Khati via Dhakuri-Jatolia-Sunder-Dunga-Sukhran Cave BC-C-I, C-II, C-III and summit attempt
68 Nanda Ghunti (6390) 79 43′ 30 20′ Debal  (RH)-Hemkund  (BC)-Roopkund-Attempt Nanda ghunti via the Ronti Saddle
69 Ronti (6063) 79 43′ 30 22′ -do-
70 Bhanoti (5645) 79 50′ 30 12′ Bharari (RH)-Loharkhet-Dhakuri-Khati (Vill) Base Camp-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
71 Baljuri (5922) 79 57′ 30 15′ Bharari (RH)-Loharkhet-Dhakuiri-Khati (Vill) Base Camp-C-I, C-II, C-III and summit attempt
72 Nanda Kot (6861) 80 04′ 30 16′ Song   (RH)-Loharkhet-Dhakuri Pass-Khati (Vill)-Dwali-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
73 Lepsa Dhura(5913) 80 04′ 30 14′ -do-
74 Unnamed Peak 77 16′ 32 32′ Domphu Gompa (RH)-Khoksar Nai Tempala Pass (BC)-C-I summit attempt
75 Bara Sukha 78 36′ 31 04′ Uttarkashi-Dunga-Pura(RH)-Tangua-Rania-Base Camp-C-I and C-II then summit attempt
76 Rudugaira(5819) 78 52′ 30 56′ Gangotri (RH)-Tapovan (BC) then summit
77 Swargtrohini-I (6252) 78 30′ 31 06′ Dehradun-Natwar and Sansiri (RH)-Taila-Osala-BC, BC-I and summit attempt
78 Swargtrohini-II (6278) 78 30′ 31 06′ -do-
79 Banderpunchi (6320) 78 33′ 31 00′ -do-
80 Srikanth(6133) 78 48′ 30 57′ Uttarkashi-Bhatwari-Sukki (RH)-Hasilalsong Tel Gad Nullah-BC-I, BC-II and summit attempt
81 Gangotri-I (6672) 78 50′ 30 55′ Gangotri(RH)-Ruduagira Nallah-BC-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
82 Gangotri-II (6590) 7851′ 30 54′ -do-
83 Gangotri-III (6577) 78 52′ 30 48′ -do-
84 Joanali (6632) 7851′ 30 52′ -do-
85 Jogin-I (6465) 78 55′ 60 52′ -do-
86 Jogin-II (6342) 78 55′ 30 53′ Gangotri (RH)-Ruduagira Nallah-BC-C-I-C-II and summit attempt
87 Jogin-III (6166) 78 56′ 30 52′ -do-
88 Thalaysagar (6964) 78 59′ 3051′ -do-
89 Manda (6568) 79 00′ 59 55′ Gangotri-Chirbas-BC-I, BC-II and summit attempt
90 Meru North (6450) 79 02′ 59 52′ Gangotri-Chirbas-Gaumukh-Tapovan BC-I, BC-II and summit attempt
91 Meru East (6261) 79 02′ 29 52′ -do-
92 Kirti Stambh (6270) 79 01′ 30 49′ Gangotri-Chirbas-Gaumukh  BC-I,  BC-II  and summit attempt
93 Bhatekhunta (6578) 79 02′ 30 48′ -do-
94 Kedarnath (6962) 79 04′ 30 47′ -do-
95 Kedar Dome (6830) 79 04′ 30 48′ -do-
96 Karcha Kund (6632) 79 07′ 30 46′ -do-
97 Shivling (6543) 79 04′ 30 52′ Gangotri-Gaumukh-Nandaban-BC-I,  BC-II  and summit attempt
98 Bhagirath-I (6856) 79 09′ 3051′ -do-
99 Bhagirath-II(6512) 79 09′ 3051′ -do-
100 Bhagirath-III (6454) 79 08′ 30 52′ -do-
101 Vasuki Parhal (6792) 79 10′ 30 52′ -do-
102 Satopanth (7075) 79 13′ 30 50′ -do-
103 Sudarshan Parbat (6507) 79 05′ 30 58′ Gangotri-Gaumikh-BC-I, BC-II and summit attempt
104 Changabang (6866) 79 55′ 30 29′ Joshinath (RH)-Lata Vill. Belta-Latakhark-Dibrugatta-Upper Deodi-BC-C-I, C-II and summit attempt
105 Nilkantha (6597) 79 24′ 30 43′ Joshinath-Badrinath-BC-I and summit attempt
106 Chaukhamba-I (7886) 79 15′ 30 43′ Joshimath-Mana Vill-BC-I, BC-II, BC-III and summit attempt
107 Chaukhamba-II (7070) 79 15′ 30 43′ -do-
108 Chaukhamba-III (6995) 79 15′ 30 43′ -do-
109 Chaukhamba-IV (6854) 79 15′ 30 43′ Joshimath-Mana Vill-BC-I, BC-II, BC-III and summit attempt
110 Changuch (6322) 80 02′ 30 17′ Bharari (RH)-Loharkhet-Khati-Dwali(Vill)-Base Camp-C-I, C-1I and summit attempt
TREKKING PEAKS
111 Stok Kangri (6150) 77 28′ 33 59′ Leh-Stock Vill (RH)-TC-II-BC-C-I-C-II and summit attempt
112 Ladakhi (H.P.) 77 03′ 32 22′ Dhundi (RH)-Beas Kund (BC)-AB-C-I and summit attempt
113 Friendship (H.P.) (6284) 77 12′ 32 23′ Dhundi (RH)-Beas Kund BC-ABC-C-I and summit attempt”

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