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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 18

MISCELLANEOUS

Uniforms

Penalties
228. (1) If any person who is required to wear the Standard Uniform does not so wear it, he shall be punishable with fine which may extend to one thousand Taka.
 
 
 
 
(2) If any person, not being so entitled, wears the Standard Uniform or any part thereof or any dress having the appearance or bearing any of the distinctive marks of the Standard Uniform, he shall be punishable with fine which may extend to two thousand Taka.
 
 
(3) If a person wears the Standard Uniform in such a manner or under such circumstances as to be likely to bring contempt on the uniform, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months or with fine which may extend to two thousand Taka:
 
 
 
 
Provided that nothing in this sub section shall apply to the wearing of such uniform in the course or for the purpose of a stage play or representation or any other performance if the uniform is not worn in such a manner or under such circumstances as to bring it into contempt.
 
 
 
 
(4) If any person entitled to wear the Standard Uniform when on board a Bangladesh Ship in port or on shore appears dressed partly in uniform and partly not in uniform under such circumstances as to be likely to bring contempt on the uniform, or, being entitled to wear the uniform appropriate to a particular rank or position, wears the uniform appropriate to some higher rank or position, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months or with fine which may extend to two thousand Taka, or both.
 
 

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