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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1983 )

Chapter 6


Licences for coasting trade
67. (1) No ship, not being a Bangladesh ship or a ship chartered by a citizen of Bangladesh, or by a company, officer or other authority, shall be engaged in coasting trade except under a licence granted in this behalf by the Shipping Authority.
(2) A licence granted under sub section (1) may be for the whole or any part of the coasting trade and subject to such conditions as may be specified therein.
(3) Subject to the provisions of section 68, a licence granted under sub-section (1) shall remain valid until it is revoked or cancelled.
(4) Whoever contravenes the provisions of sub section (1) shall, for each offence, be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to Taka five thousand, or with both.

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