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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 17

LITIGATION AGAINST SEAMAN

Provisions of this Chapter to apply to masters and apprentices
222. The provisions of this Chapter shall apply to a master and an apprentice as they apply to a seaman, except that-
 
 
 
 
(a) a master shall be deemed to be a “serving seaman” during any period commencing the day on which he assumes command of the ship and ending thirty days after the date on which he finally relinquishes such command; and
 
 
 
 
(b) an apprentice shall be deemed to be a “serving seaman” during any period commencing the day on which he joins the ship and ending thirty days after the date on which he leaves such ship.

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