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20/06/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Navy Ordinance, 1961

( Ordinance NO. XXXV OF 1961 )

Chapter XV

PROPERTY OF DECEASED PERSONS, DESERTERS AND LUNATICS

Interpretations
176. For the purposes of this Chapter-
 
 
 
 
(1) a person shall be deemed to be a deserter if he without authority has been absent from duty for a period of thirty days and has not subsequently surrendered or been apprehended;
 
 
 
 
(2) the expression “service and other debts in ship or naval establishment” includes money due as naval debts, namely, sums due in respect of, or any advance in respect of-
 
 
 
 
(a) quarters;
 
 
 
 
(b) mess, band, and other service accounts; and
 
 
 
 
(c) naval clothing, appointments and equipments, not exceeding a sum equal to three months' pay of the deceased, and having become due within eighteen months before his death;
 
 
(3) “representation” includes probate and letters of administration with or without the will annexed, and a succession certificate, constituting a person the executor or administrator of the estate of a deceased person or authorising him to receive or realize the assets of a deceased person;
 
 
 
 
(4) “representative” means any person who has taken out representation.
 
 

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