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The Marine Fisheries Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXXV OF 1983 )

An authorised officer may stop, examine, etc., any fishing vessel
32. For the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this Ordinance and the rules made thereunder, any authorised officer may, without a warrant,-
(a) stop and board any fishing vessel within the Bangladesh fisheries waters and make any examination concerning that vessel, its equipments, fishing gear, nets, fishing appliances, crew or fish carried on board that vessel; or
(b) stop and inspect any vehicle transporting fish; or
(c) require any person to produce any licence or other document required under this Ordinance or any rules made thereunder for examination and, if necessary, for taking copies thereof.

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