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The Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1976 )

An Ordinance to provide for the survey, registration and control of navigation of vessels plying on inland waters.

 
 
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the survey, registration and control of navigation of vessels plying on inland waters consistently with the present day requirements and for that purpose to replace the existing law relating to such vessels;
 
 
 
 
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamations of the 20th August, 1975 and the 8th November, 1975, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
 
 

Chapter I

PRELIMINARY

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1. (1) This Ordinance may be called the Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976.
 
 
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.

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