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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 31

OFFICIAL LOGS

Official log to be sent to Shipping Master in the case of transfer or loss of ship
383. (1) If, for any reason, the official log ceases to be required in respect of a ship, the master or owner of the ship shall, if the ship is then in Bangladesh, within one month, and, if she is elsewhere, within six months, after the cessation, deliver or transmit to the Shipping Master at the port or place where the crew was engaged, the official log book, duly completed up to the time of the cessation.
 
 
 
 
(2) If a ship for which an official log is required to be kept is lost or abandoned, the master or owner thereof shall, if practicable, and as soon as possible, deliver or transmit to the Shipping Master at the port or place where the crew was engaged the official log book duly completed up to the time of the loss or abandonment.
 
 
 
 
(3) If the master or owner of the ship fails, without reasonable cause, to comply with the provisions of this section, he shall, for each offence, be punishable with fine which may extend to five thousand Taka

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