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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 15

PROVISIONS AND ACCOMMODATION FOR
SEAMEN AND THEIR HEALTH

Certain ships to carry Medical Officers
185. (1) Every foreign going ship carrying one hundred persons including the crew, or upwards shall have on board as part of her complement a Medical Officer possessing such qualifications as may be prescribed.
 
 
 
 
(2) If any such ship does not carry on board a duly qualified Medical Officer, the ship shall be detained until such Medical Officer is provided.
 
 
 
 
(3) Nothing in this section shall apply to a special trade passenger ship.

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