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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1983 )

1Chapter 7


Employment of aliens
88. (1) No person who is not a citizen of Bangladesh shall be employed or engaged on board a ship as a seaman or in any other capacity without the previous permission in writing of the Government.
(2) Where the provisions of sub-section (1) is contravened, the owner of the ship shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine which may extend to one lakh Taka or with both.

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    Chapter 7 was substituted for previous Chapters 7 and 8 by section 2 of the Bangladesh Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 1988 (Act No. III of 1988).
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