Section 20

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Coercive, unfair or deceptive recruitment Criminal liability Debt bondage Employment contracts

Section 20 criminalises a number of unauthorized activities such as tampering with the employment contract of overseas workers or making any agreement with another person binding that person to emmigrate.

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Law / 24 March 1982 / Bangladesh / Emigration Ordinance 1982

The Emigration Ordinance of 1982 criminalises a number of practices related to the emigration of workers, including engaging in contract substitution, making an agreement binding another person to emigrate, deceptive recruitment for the purpose of work abroad, or charging excessive recruitment fees.