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03/07/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1976 )

Chapter V

PROTECTION OF VESSELS AND PASSENGERS

Plying without route permit1[, time table, fare table and printed ticket] prohibited
54. No inland ship engaged in carrying passengers shall proceed on any voyage or be used for any service for mercantile purposes-
 
 
 
 
(a) unless she has a valid route permit granted by the Government or an authority authorised by it in this behalf and an approved time-table 2[;]
 
 
 
 
(b) except in the route allocated by, and in accordance with the terms and conditions of, such route permit 3[; and]
 
 
 
 
4[(c) without printed tickets or receipts showing payment of fares for carriage of passengers and freights for carriage of goods which shall be issued in such manner as may be prescribed.]

  • 1
    The commas and words “, time table, fare table and printed ticket” were inserted by section 20 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
  • 2
    The semi-colon (;) was substituted for the word “and” by section 20 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
  • 3
    The semi-colon (;) and the word “and” was substituted for the full-stop (.) by section 20 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
  • 4
    Clause (c) was inserted by section 20 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
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