Chapter 1 of the Thai Immigration Act spells out the position and duties of the Thai Immigration Department. It also spells out the Immigration Commission structure and powers in Thailand. It also lastly divides duties amoungst the government departments from police to tourism. .
The Thai Immigration Act is there to ensure that the rules and regulations of Thailand has been documented. The Immigration act was enacted on the 24th of February B.E. 2522. The Immigration Acts of B.E. 2493 ( 1950 ) and B.E. 2497 ( 1954 – NO.2 ) has been repealed by this Immigration Act. .