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The Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1976 )

Chapter II


Delegation of functions to the Classification Society, etc.
5C. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, delegate the functions mentioned in sections 5A, 5B and also the functions of surveyor for the purpose of survey of Inland Ships under this Ordinance to the Classification Society empowered by the Government in this behalf.
(2) The Classification Society shall be responsible and accountable to the Government for the said delegated functions.
(3) The formation, charter of duties, responsibilities and capabilities of a Classification Society may be determined by an order of the Government.
(4) The Classification Society shall be entitled to such fees at such rate and in such manner as may be prescribed by the Government for the performance of delegated functions under sub-section (1) of Section 5C.
Explanation.- For the purpose of this section, “Classification Society” means a society or organisation authorised by the Government for the purpose of this Ordinance.

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