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29/11/2021
Laws of Bangladesh

The Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1976 )

1Chapter III

MANNING, EXAMINATION AND CERTIFICATION

Uniform and identity card for the crew of inland ship
2[37A. (1) The Director-General may by order-
 
 
 
 
(a) in writing require the owner of an inland ship to provide standard uniform for the crews on board as may be specified in that order;
 
 
 
 
(b) provide for the issue to every crew an identity card, in this section referred to as crew's identity card, in such form and containing such particulars with respect to the holder thereof and such other particulars, if any, as may be specified in that order, and for requiring every crew to apply for such card;
 
 
 
 
(c) require the holder of a crew identity card to produce it to such person in such circumstances as may be specified in the order;
 
 
 
 
(d) require to surrender the crew's identity card in such circumstances as may be specified in the order.
 
 
 
 
(2) If any person who is required to wear the standard uniform or display identity card, does not do so, he shall be punishable with fine which may extend to Taka two thousand or his certificate of competency, if any, may be suspended for a maximum period of three months.
 
 
 
 
(3) If a person makes a statement which the Director-General thinks to be false or recklessly makes a statement which is false in a material particular for the purpose of obtaining for himself or for any other person a crew's identity card, he shall be liable to a fine not exceeding Taka five thousand and in that event the crew's identity card shall be cancelled.

  • 1
    Chapter III (sections 34-42) was substituted for the former Chapter III (sections 34-43) by section 4 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Act, 1990 (I of 1990).
  • 2
    Sections 37A and 37B were inserted by section 8 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XIII of 2005)
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