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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1983 )

Chapter 43

PROCEDURE

Levy of wages, fines, etc. by distress of ship
493. Where any Court of Magistrate or other officer or authority has power under this Ordinance to make an order directing payment to be made of any seaman's wages, fines or other sums of money, then if the person so directed to pay the same is the master, owner or agent of a ship and the same is not paid at the time or in the manner directed by the order, the Court or Magistrate or officer or authority, as the case may be, may, in addition to any other power it or he may have for the purpose of compelling payment, by warrant, direct the amount remaining unpaid to be levied by distress and sale of the ship and her equipment.

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