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28/06/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Chittagong Port Authority Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LII OF 1976 )

Chapter III

POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE AUTHORITY

Ship owner’s lien for freight
22. (1) If the master or owner of any vessel, at or before the time of landing from such vessel of any goods at any dock or pier, gives to the Authority notice in writing that such goods are to remain subject to a lien for freight, primage or average of any amount to be mentioned in such notice, such goods shall continue to be liable, after the landing thereof, to such lien.
 
 
 
 
(2) Such goods shall be retained either in the warehouses or sheds of the Authority or, with the consent of the Collector of Customs, in a public warehouse, at the risk and expense of the owner of the said goods, until the lien is discharged as hereinafter mentioned.

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