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Oct 06 1978

Sonam Tshering Vs. State of Sikkim

  • Decided on : 06-Oct-1978

Court : Guwahati

... Act and have stood extended along with the extension of the Indian Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920.14. But the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 does not contain any such provisions providing that the Rules made thereunder shall have effect as if enacted in the Act, and, therefore, the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939 cannot be regarded as a part of the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 ... Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939 made under Section 3 of the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939, are part and parcel' of the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939, and 'must be treated as exactly as if they were in the Act' and to be 'of the same effect as if contained in the Act'. I have already held that because of the provisions of Section 3(4) in the Indian Passsport (Entry into India) Act ... Pepsu 73. both noted and discussed hereinabove, that the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939 do not form part of the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 and as such do not stand extended along with the extension of the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939, to Sikkim. But I have corrected myself as I ... Act, 1920 shall be deemed as if enacted in the said Act and have stood extended along with the extension of the Indian Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920.14. But the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 does not contain any such provisions providing that the Rules made thereunder shall have effect as if enacted in the Act, and, therefore, the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939 ...

Jun 25 2009

Martinez Montsant Joan Vs. Union of India (UOI), Ministry of External ...

  • Decided on : 25-Jun-2009

Court : Andhra Pradesh

Reported in : 2009(5)ALT120

... Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939, the Indian Passport Act, 1920 and of any other enactment for the time being in force. On the other hand, the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 provides for the registration of foreigners in India and the aim and object of the said Act is to provide for the registration of foreigners entering, being present in, and departing from India. According to Section 5 of the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 ... Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 provides for the registration of foreigners in India and the aim and object of the said Act is to provide for the registration of foreigners entering, being present in, and departing from India. According to Section 5 of the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 any person who contravenes, or attempts to contravene or fails to comply with, any provision of any rule made under the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 ... Act shall be in addition to, and not in derogation of the provisions of the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939, the Indian Passport Act, 1920 and of any other enactment for the time being in force. On the other hand, the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 provides for the registration of foreigners in India and the aim and object of the said Act is to provide for the registration of foreigners ...

Jun 05 1961

Communist Party v. SACB

  • Decided on : 05-Jun-1961

Court : US Supreme Court

... acting as an agent of a foreign principal to file registration statements comprehensively showing his agency activities as is required, for example, by the Foreign Agents Registration Act. [ Footnote 3/2 ] That Act requires the registration of any "person" -- including an individual, partnership, association, corporation, organization, or other combination of individuals -- "who acts or agrees to act ... by [the name of the organization], a Communist organization." Under 11 of the Act, the organization is not entitled to exemption from federal income tax under 101 of the 1939 Internal Revenue Code, and no deduction for federal income tax purposes is allowed in ... registration were the only issue in the case, I would agree at once that Congress has power to require every "person" acting as an agent of a foreign principal to file registration statements comprehensively showing his agency activities as is required, for example, by the Foreign Agents Registration Act. [ Footnote 3/2 ] That Act requires the registration ... Foreign Agents Registration Act. [ Footnote 3/2 ] That Act requires the registration of any "person" -- including an individual, partnership, association, corporation, organization, or other combination of individuals -- "who acts or agrees to act, within the United States, as . . . a public relations counsel, publicity agent, information service employee, servant, agent, representative, or attorney for a foreign principal. . . . [ Footnote 3/3 ]" Referring to that Act ...

May 19 1965

A.H. Magermans Vs. S.K. Ghose and Ors.

  • Decided on : 19-May-1965

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1966Cal552,70CWN82

... foreigner in violation of the provisions in the Foreigners Act, 1946, and the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939. It was argued that the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939, were framed under Section 3 of the Registration of the Foreigners Act, 1939, the whole object of which was to provide for the registration of foreigners entering, being present in and departing from India. It was further argued that neither the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 ... Foreigners Act, 1946, and the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939. It was argued that the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939, were framed under Section 3 of the Registration of the Foreigners Act, 1939, the whole object of which was to provide for the registration of foreigners entering, being present in and departing from India. It was further argued that neither the Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939, nor the Rules framed thereunder could possibly confer a right upon a foreigner ... registration certificate conferred no right on a foreigner in violation of the provisions in the Foreigners Act, 1946, and the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939. It was argued that the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939, were framed under Section 3 of the Registration of the Foreigners Act, 1939, the whole object of which was to provide for the registration of foreigners entering, being present in and departing from India. It was further argued that neither the Registration ...

Mar 30 1964

Rabinowitz v. Kennedy

  • Decided on : 30-Mar-1964

Court : US Supreme Court

... registration under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. . . ." 52 Stat. 631, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 611. That Act requires the registration of "any person who acts or agrees to act . . . as . . . a public relations counsel, publicity agent, information service employee, servant, agent, representative, or attorney for a foreign principal. . . ." "Foreign principal" includes "a government of a foreign country and a foreign ... Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended." The relief sought by petitioners included a "judgment declaring that their activities as legal representatives for the Republic of Cuba do not subject them to the requirements of registration under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. . . ." 52 Stat. 631, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 611. That Act requires the registration of "any person who acts or agrees to act ... Foreign Agents Registration Act was first enacted by Congress on June 8, 1938. It required agents of foreign principals to register with the Secretary of State. "[A]gent of a foreign principal" was defined as "any person who acts or engages or agrees to act as a public relations counsel, publicity agent, or as agent, servant, representative, or attorney for a foreign ...

Mar 01 1943

Viereck v. United States

  • Decided on : 01-Mar-1943

Court : US Supreme Court

... 1939, promulgated regulations and prescribed a form of "Supplemental Registration Statement." Chapter IV, regulation 12, of the regulations provided: "Agents of foreign principals who engage, whether or not on behalf of their foreign principal, in activities not included among the exceptions set forth in the act and regulations shall be considered subject to the requirement of registration." The prescribed form of Supplemental Registration Statement directed the registrant ... be stated in a supplemental registration statement filed by him with the Secretary of State, in violation of the penal provisions of the Act of June 8, 1938, 52 Stat. 631, as amended by the Act of August 7, 1939, 53 Stat. 1244, requiring the registration of certain agents of foreign principals. The question decisive of ... foreign principals. P. 318 U. S. 240 . 2. The Act of June 8, 1938, as amended by the Act of August 7, 1939, held not to require, or authorize the Secretary of State to require, registrants to make any statement of their activities other than those in which they have engaged "as agent" of a foreign principal ... 1939, 53 Stat. 1244, requiring the registration of certain agents of foreign principals. The question decisive of petitioner's challenge to the validity of his conviction is whether the statute or any authorized regulation of the Secretary required the statement which petitioner omitted to make. Section 2 of the Act of 1938, as amended, provides that every person acting as "agent of a foreign ...

Mar 31 2001

Jagadish and Kamala Mittal Museum of Indian Arts Vs. Secretary, Minist ...

  • Decided on : 31-Mar-2001

Court : Andhra Pradesh

Reported in : 2001(3)ALD799

... the Act is attracted for all the applications seeking prior permission from the Central Government under Section 6(1 -A) of the Act for acceptance of foreign contributions and not to the applications seeking registration under Section 6(1) of the Act. Since the petitioner has made application for registration after receiving foreign contribution, in contravention of the provisions of the Act ... of the same. Accordingly the trust made application for registration to receive foreign contributions, by application dated 4-6-1994 with a covering letter dated 20-6-1994 addressed to the respondent No.1, which was made under the provisions of the Foreign Contribution (Regulations) Act, 1976 (for brevity the Act) and the same was acknowledged by the ... permission by the Central Government to receive foreign contribution and without such permission or registration, the petitioner has received $ 4000/- and after receipt of the said sum, the petitioner has made an application for registration. Therefore, the receipt of foreign contribution is in utter violation of the provisions of the Act and as such, the law has ... Since the petitioner has received foreign contribution without prior permission of the Central Government, the question of granting prior permission under Section 11 of the Act read with Rule 3-A does not arise. Therefore, the petitioner is liable for prosecution under the provisions of the Act for accepting the foreign contribution without registration or obtaining prior permission ...

Jun 03 2014

Latef Bin Abdul Jamil Vs. State of Kerala

  • Decided on : 03-Jun-2014

Court : Kerala

... as per Annexure-3 judgment, after trial, the learned Magistrate found the petitioner guilty and clause 7 of Foreigners' Order r/w Section 14(c) of the Foreigners' Act and under Section 5 of the Registration of Foreigners' Act 1946 r/w Rule 6 of the Registration of the Foreigners' Rules, 1992 and convicted him thereunder and sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for 55 days and also to ... Crime No.269/2013 of Koyilandy Police Station alleging commission of the offence under Section clause 7 of Foreigners' Order 1948 r/w Section 14 (c) of the Foreigners' Act and Section 5 of the Registration of Foreigners' Act 1946 r/w Rule 6 of the Registration of the Foreigners' Rules, 1992. After filing of the final report, the case was taken on file as C.C.No ... imprisonment for two months under clause 7 of Foreigners' Order r/w Section 14(c) of the Foreigners' Act and he is further sentenced to pay a fine of Rs.1000/-; in default to undergo simple imprisonment for 15 days under Section 5 of the Registration of Foreigners' Act 1946 r/w Rule 6 of the Registration of the Foreigners' Rules, 1992. Set off was allowed for a ... (c) of the Foreigners' Act and under Section 5 of the Registration of Foreigners' Act 1946 r/w Rule 6 of the Registration of the Foreigners' Rules, 1992 and convicted him thereunder and sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for 55 days and also to pay a fine of Rs.7500/- and in default to undergo simple imprisonment for two months under clause 7 of Foreigners' Order r/w ...

Mar 18 1966

Sheik Ali Vs. Sheik Mohamed

  • Decided on : 18-Mar-1966

Court : Chennai

Reported in : (1966)2MLJ346

... registration. The provision for registration was confined to foreign judgments for recovery of money. On certain grounds specified in the Act, liberty was given to the person, against whom the judgment was given, to have the registration set aside. The effect of registration Under the Act would appear to be that the foreign ... Act of 1920 allowed registration only if its provisions had been extended by an Order-in-Council to the Dominion in which a Superior Court passed the judgment. Registration was thus based on reciprocity. In 1933 the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal and Enforcement) Act came into force, the effect of which was to extend the provision for registration to foreign judgments of Superior Courts in foreign ... registration within six years of such judgment. The High Court was no longer left with the discretion to decline the registration. The provision for registration was confined to foreign judgments for recovery of money. On certain grounds specified in the Act, liberty was given to the person, against whom the judgment was given, to have the registration set aside. The effect of registration Under the Act ...

Jul 01 2014

Goyal Mg Gases Private Ltd. Vs. Messer Griesheim Gmbh

  • Decided on : 01-Jul-2014

Court : Delhi

... registration. The provision for registration was confined to foreign judgments for recovery of money. On certain grounds, specified in the Act, liberty was given to the person against whom the judgment was given to have the registration set aside. The effect of registration under the Act would appear to be that the foreign ... Act of 1920 allowed registration only if its provisions had been extended by an Order-in-Council to the Dominion in which a Superior Court passed the judgment. Registration was thus based on reciprocity.19. In 1933 the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act came into force, the effect of which was to extend the provision for registration to foreign judgments of Superior Courts in foreign ... registration within six years of such judgment. The British Court was no longer left with the discretion to decline the registration. The provision for registration was confined to foreign judgments for recovery of money. On certain grounds, specified in the Act, liberty was given to the person against whom the judgment was given to have the registration set aside. The effect of registration under the Act ...

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