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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1983 )

Chapter 20


Forwarding of passengers by Bangladesh Consular Officers
276. (1) If any special trade passenger from a ship which is on a voyage from any port or place in Bangladesh finds himself, without any neglect or default of his own at any port or place outside Bangladesh other than the port or place for which the ship was originally bound, or at which he has contracted to be landed, the Bangladesh Consular Officer at or near that port or place may forward the passenger to his intended destination, unless the master, owner or agent of the ship gives to that officer, within forty eight hours of the arrival of the passenger, a written undertaking to forward the passenger within six weeks thereafter to his original destination and forwards him accordingly within that period.
(2) A passenger so forwarded by a Bangladesh Consular Officer shall not be entitled to the return of his passage money or to any compensation for loss of passage.

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