Laws of Bangladesh

The Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1976 )

Chapter V


Publication of fare and freight tables
60. (1) Where the Government or an authority authorised by it in this behalf so directs, the owner of an inland ship shall, subject to the approval of such authority, publish as often as may be necessary and put on sale to the public tables showing-
(a) times of sailing from different places of the ship,
(b) fares for carriage to different places of passengers of different classes, and
(c) freights for carriage to different places of goods of different descriptions.
(2) The owner and master of every inland ship in respect of which the tables referred to in sub-section (1) have been published shall cause a copy of the same to be affixed on some conspicuous part of the ship and kept so affixed so long as they remain in force and the ship is in use so that the content of the tables may be easily read by all persons on board the ship.
(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of sub-section (1) an authority authorised by Government in this behalf, may publish for sale to the members of the public consolidated time and fare-tables in respect of any or all classes of inland ship; and such tables shall contain the information required under clauses (a), (b) and (c) of sub-section (1).

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