Inspection of Register Book and admissibility of certain documents in evidence
60. (1) On application to the Registrar and on payment of the prescribed fee, any person may, at any time during office hours, inspect any Register Book, and may obtain a certified copy of any entry therein:
Provided that no Register Book shall be inspected by, nor shall a certified copy of any entry therein be given to, any person unless he furnishes to the Registrar, along with the application, consent in writing from the owner of the ship to such inspection being allowed or such copy being given.
(2) The following documents shall be admissible in evidence in any Court, namely:
(a) any Register Book on its production from the custody of the Registrar, or other person having the lawful custody thereof;
(b) a Certificate of Registry under this Ordinance purporting to be signed by the Registrar, or any other officer authorised in this behalf;
(c) an endorsement on a Certificate of Registry purporting to be signed by the Registrar, or any other officer authorised in this behalf;
(d) every declaration made under this Ordinance in respect of a Bangladesh ship.