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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 10

ENGAGEMENT OF SEAMEN

Agreement with crew
112. (1) The master of every Bangladesh ship, except a coasting ship of less than two hundred tons gross so long as such coasting ship is employed on voyages confined to ports or places within Bangladesh, shall enter into an agreement in accordance with this Ordinance with every seaman whom he engages at, and carries to sea as one of his crew from any port or place in Bangladesh.
 
 
(2) The master of a ship who neglects or fails to enter into an agreement required by sub section (1) shall, for each offence, be punishable with fine which may extend to ten thousand Taka.

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