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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 38


Taking wreck to foreign port
456. If any person takes into any foreign port any vessel, stranded, derelict, or otherwise in distress, found on or near the coasts of Bangladesh, including the territorial waters thereof, or any part of the cargo or equipment of the vessel, or anything belonging thereto, or any wreck found within those limits, without the permission in writing of the Government, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years but shall not be less than three years, and with fine which may extend to twice the value of the vessel, cargo, equipment or wreck, as the case may be.

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