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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 12

WAGES OF SEAMEN

Regulations as to allotment notes
160. (1) Any stipulation made by a seaman at the commencement of a voyage for the allotment of any part of his wages during his absence shall be inserted in the agreement with the crew, and shall state the amounts and times of the payment to be made.
 
 
 
 
(2) A seaman may require that a stipulation be inserted in the agreement for the allotment, by means of an allotment note, of any part, not exceeding two-thirds, of his wages in favour either of a relative of the seaman, or some member of his family, or a savings Bank or a fund approved by the Government, to be named in the note.
 
 
 
 
(3) Allotment notes shall be in a form sanctioned by the Government.

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