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Whereas it has been made to appear to me that some Immigration/Emigration/Student Visa Companies are running their offices in U.T., Chandigarh. Since there is no need of license for consultancy of student visa, they also start providing of Immigration/Emigration consultancy to the people. They get published advertisements in leading newspapers and dupe the innocent people of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh and after 2/3 months, they close their offices and run away from the city. The unlawful activities of these companies can cause endanger to the general public.

And Whereas I, K.K. Yadav, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh, am of the opinion that some check is necessary on these companies so that they may not cause harm to the citizen and that immediate action is warranted in this regard.

Now therefore, I, K.K. Yadav, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh in exercise of the power vested in me u.s 144 of the Cr. P.C., do hereby order as an emergency measure that before establishing such companies, it is mandatory for the owner of the company to provide complete antecedents in writing to the local Police Station and at Public Window, Police Headquarter, Sector 9, Chandigarh, within 7 days as and when they start their business in the City.

It is further, ordered that the immigration companies will mention their registration number in the Performa point 2 (ii) while providing information to the Chandigarh Police at Public Window Police Headquarters, Sector-9, Chandigarh, as well as in advertisement given for the immigration companies.

In view of the emergent nature of the order, it is being issued ex-parte and is addressed to the public in general. Any breach of this order would invite action under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.

This order shall come into force with effect from zero hours on 18.09.2020 and shall be effective for a period of sixty days up-to nd including 16.11.2020.

Deputy Commissioner's Office