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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 33


Power to make rules respecting sailing vessels
414. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Chapter.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may, besides providing for all or any of the matters specified in section 403, in so far as such matters relate to sailing vessels, provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-
(a) the manner in which the tonnage of sailing vessels shall be ascertained;
(b) the manner in which free board is to be assigned to sailing vessels and the free board markings are to be made;
(c) the form and manner in which applications for the change of name of sailing vessels shall be made and the procedure to be followed by the Registrar in connection with such change;
(d) the criteria by which sailing vessels may be classified for the purpose of determining the limits within which they may be used for purposes of trading;
(e) the survey of space provided for passengers of sailing vessels and the scale and type of accommodation to be provided for such passengers; and
(f) any other matter which is to be or may be prescribed under this Chapter.

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