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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 10

ENGAGEMENT OF SEAMEN

Penalties for violating provisions of Sec. 124A
124B. (1) If a Bangladeshi seaman engaged under sub section (1) of 124 refuses to sign or enter into an agreement required by sub section (1) of section 124A, he shall be liable to imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to Taka fifteen thousand, or with both.
 
 
 
 
(2) If a Bangladeshi seaman engaged under sub section (1) of section 124 breaks or attempts to break, whether in a port or place in or outside Bangladesh, an agreement made under sub section (1) of section 124A, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine which may extend to Taka fifteen thousand, or with both, and his Registration as seaman shall also be liable to be cancelled.
 
 
 
 
(3) If he claims or demands salary or other benefits in excess of the salary or other benefits admissible to him under the governing agreement in violation of provision of sub section (2) of section 124A, he shall be liable to imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to Taka fifteen thousand.

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