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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 20

SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO SPECIAL TRADE PASSENGER SHIPS

Refund of deposits and passage money
286. (1) Every pilgrim prevented from embarking under section 282, or removed from the ship under section 283, or otherwise prevented from proceeding, shall be entitled to the refund of any passage money which he may have paid, and of any deposit which he may have made under section 284.
 
 
 
 
(2) Any pilgrim who, within three months of his sailing from Bangladesh, satisfies the Bangladesh Consular Officer at Jeddah that he intends to remain in the Hedjaz or to return to Bangladesh by a route other than the route by which he came from Bangladesh, shall be entitled to a refund of any deposit made by him under section 284 or, if he is in possession of a return ticket, to a refund of half the passage money paid by him.
 
 
(3) Where any pilgrim dies in the Hedjaz or on the voyage thereto, any person nominated by him in this behalf in writing in the prescribed manner, or, if no person has been so nominated, his legal representative, shall be entitled to a refund of any deposit made by such pilgrim under section 284, or, if such pilgrim was in possession of a return ticket, to a refund of half the passage money paid by such pilgrim.
 
 
 
 
(4) Where any pilgrim fails to return to Bangladesh from the Hedjaz within six months of his departure from Bangladesh, or returns to Bangladesh by a route other than the route by which he came from Bangladesh, he or any person nominated by him in this behalf in writing in the prescribed manner shall be entitled to a refund of any deposit made by such pilgrim under section 284, or, if such pilgrim was in possession of a return ticket, to a refund of half the passage money paid by such pilgrim, except where such deposit or passage money has already been refunded under this section.
 
 
 
 
(5) Refunds under sub sections (1), (2), (3), and (4) of deposits shall be subject to such conditions and of passage money to such deductions and conditions as may be prescribed.

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