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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 10

ENGAGEMENT OF SEAMEN

Cancellation, etc. of Continuous Discharge Certificate
109. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this Ordinance, the Shipping Master may suspend, cancel or confiscate the Continuous Discharge Certificate of any seaman who is shown to the satisfaction of the Shipping Master to have deserted his ship or is found guilty of smuggling, theft, misbehaviour or such other offence as may, in the opinion of the Shipping Master, make him unsuitable for employment on board a ship.
 
 
 
 
(2) Any person aggrieved by an order under sub section (1) may, within ninety days from the date of receipt of such order, prefer an appeal to the Director General of Shipping.
 
 
 
 
(3) An appeal under sub section (2) shall be preferred and disposed of in such form and manner as may be prescribed.

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