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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 38

WRECK

Power of Receiver in case of vessel in distress
450. (1) The Receiver of Wreck may, with a view to the preservation of ship-wrecked persons of the vessel, cargo or equipment,-
 
 
 
 
(a) require such persons as he thinks necessary to assist him;
 
 
 
 
(b) require the master, or other person having the charge, of any vessel near at hand to give such aid with his men or vessel as may be in his power;
 
 
 
 
(c) demand the use of any vehicles or animals that may be near at hand.
 
 
 
 
(2) If any person refuses without reasonable cause to comply with any such requisition or demand, he shall, for each offence, be punishable with fine which may extend to ten thousand Taka.

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