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The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1983 )

Chapter 44


Fee for establishing or aiding training institutions
498. (1) For the purpose of establishing or aiding institutions for training in the various trades, professions and callings provided for in this Ordinance, there shall be paid, in the prescribed manner, a monthly fee by the owner of every Bangladesh ship at such rate as may be prescribed, not exceeding ten Taka per one hundred tons gross, and different rates may be prescribed for different classes of ships.
(2) If any owner fails or refuses to pay such fee, any Principal Officer may detain the ship in respect of which the fee has not been paid in accordance with the provisions of sub section (1) until such time as the fee payable in respect thereof has been duly paid.
(3) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules providing for-
(a) the appointment of a Committee to administer the proceeds of the fees paid or collected under this section;
(b) the rates of such fees;
(c) the manner in which such fees shall be paid or collected;
(d) such other matter as may be considered necessary for carrying out the purposes of this section.

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