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03/07/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1976 )

Chapter II

REGISTRATION AND SURVEY

Grant of certificate of survey
9. (1) If the officer to whom a declaration is sent under sub-section (1) of section 1[7] is satisfied that the inland ship complies with the provisions of this Ordinance he shall cause a certificate of survey to be prepared in duplicate in the prescribed form and send to the owner or master by post or otherwise as he deems efficacious and expedient within fifteen days of the receipt by him of the declaration.
 
 
 
 
(2) A certificate of survey in the prescribed form shall contain a statement to the effect that all the provisions of this Ordinance with respect to the survey of the inland ship and the declaration of the survey have been complied with, and shall set forth-
 
 
 
 
(a) the particulars concerning the ship mentioned in the declaration of the survey as required by clauses (a), (b), (c) and (d) of sub-section (2) of section 7; and
 
 
 
 
(b) any other prescribed particulars.
 
 
(3) A certificate of survey shall not be granted by the surveyor who made the declaration of survey under section 7:
 
 
 
 
Provided that the surveyor who conducted the survey may, pending the issue of the certificate of survey, issue a temporary plying permit authorising the inland ship concerned to ply; and such permit shall remain valid for a period, not exceeding 2[forty-five days], to be specified in the permit.
 
 
 
 
(4) Any certificate of survey may, by order in writing, be cancelled or suspended by the Government or by any person appointed by the Government in this behalf if it is found subsequently on inspection by a person appointed for the purpose or otherwise-
 
 
 
 
3[(a) that the certificate found to be fraudulently tempered with in any manner; or]
 
 
 
 
(b) that the certificate has been granted upon false or erroneous information; or
 
 
 
 
(c) that the inland 4[ship] in respect of which a certificate of survey has been granted is not complying with the provisions of this Ordinance relating to the grant of such a certificate.

  • 1
    The figure “7” was substituted for the figure “8” by section 7 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (Ordinance No. XIX of 1983)
  • 2
    The words “forty-five days” were substituted for the words “three months” by section 7 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (Ordinance No. XIX of 1983)
  • 3
    Clause (a) was substituted by section 7 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (Ordinance No. XIX of 1983)
  • 4
    The word “ship” was substituted for the word “vessel” by section 7 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (Ordinance No. XIX of 1983)
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