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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1983 )

Chapter 9


Employment of young persons
98. No young person under fifteen years of age shall be engaged or carried to sea to work in any capacity in any ship except-
(a) in a school ship or training ship in accordance with the prescribed conditions; or
(b) in a ship in which all persons employed are members of one family; or
(c) where such young person is to be employed on nominal wages and shall be under the protection of his father or other adult near male relative.

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