ON ENTRY AND RESIDENCE
the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands (Laws) Regulations,
1967 of the Government of India, the following people may enter
who had taken up permanent residence in Minicoy at any time before
1967 and members of the families of such persons.
of the Armed Forces of India entering Minicoy on duty.
serving in connection with the administration of the Union Territory
of Lakshadweep proceeding to Minicoy on official duty and members
of their families.
and non-officials sponsored by any of the Ministries or Departments
of the Government of India or the Administrator of Lakshadweep
Tourists permitted by the Administrator of Lakshadweep.
nationals permitted by the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government
of India for visits for such periods as may be specified by the
Ministry, or the Administrator of Lakshadweep.
of the Indian federal and state governments, Indian public sector
undertakings and bona fide domestic servants and cooks
permitted by the Administrator of Lakshadweep.
nationals permitted by the High Commissioner of India to the Maldives
to visit specifically Minicoy for the period not exceeding fifteen
days. Such persons may not disembark on any other Lakshadweep
island unless permited as per point 6 above.
The High Commissioner of India in Malé shall intimate the
names of the persons whose visits are permitted and the period
of their stay to the Administrator of Lakshadweep sufficiently
in advance. The Administrator may, on valid grounds, extend the
period of stay of Maldive nationals.