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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 25


Insertion of particulars as to load lines in agreements with crew
336. (1) Before an agreement with the crew of any ship, in respect of which a Load Line Certificate is in force, is signed by any member of the crew, the master of the ship shall insert in the agreement the particulars as to the position of the deck line and load lines specified in the certificate, and if he fails to do so, he shall, for each offence, be punishable with fine which may extend to five thousand Taka.
(2) In the case of a ship required by this Ordinance to engage its crew before a Shipping Master, the Shipping Master shall not proceed with the engagement of the crew until-
(a) there is produced to him a Load Line Certificate for the time being in force in respect of the ship; and
(b) he is satisfied that the particulars required by this section have been inserted in the agreement with the crew.
than Bangladesh ships, the Government shall make such rules as appear to it to be necessary.

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