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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 40

MISCELLANEOUS

Power to make rules respecting wreck and salvage
470. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Part.
 
 
 
 
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-
 
 
 
 
(a) the procedure to be followed by a Receiver of Wreck in respect of the taking possession of wrecks and their disposal;
 
 
 
 
(b) the fees payable to a Receiver of Wreck in respect of the work done by him;
 
 
 
 
(c) the procedure to be followed for dealing with claims relating to ownership of wrecks;
 
 
 
 
(d) the appointment of valuers in salvage cases;
 
 
 
 
(e) the principles to be followed in awarding salvage, and the apportioning of salvage;
 
 
 
 
(f) the procedure to be followed for dealing with claims for salvage;
 
 
(g) the detention of property in the custody of a Receiver of Wreck for the purpose of enforcing payment of salvage; and
 
 
 
 
(h) any other matter which is to be or may be prescribed.
 
 
 
 

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