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03/07/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1976 )

1Chapter VI

PENALTY AND PROCEDURE

Penalty for contravention of sections 2[33, 43, 54 and 56]
61. The owner and the master of an inland ship shall each be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 3[two years, or with fine which may extend to taka thirty thousand], or with both, if-
 
 
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(b) the inland ship proceeds on any voyage or is used for any service on inland waters without having a certificate of survey and a certificate of registry 5[or the certified copy thereof] as required by section 33;
 
 
 
 
(c) the inland ship proceeds on any voyage in contravention of the provisions of section 43 without a master and an engineer or engine-driver;
 
 
 
 
(d) the inland ship does not have a valid route permit and time–table plies in a route other than the one specified is the route permit contravention of the provisions of section 54;
 
 
 
 
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(f) the inland ship 7[is not equipped or provided with such apparatus and instruments] for protection against explosion, fire, collision and accidents as required by section 56.

  • 1
    Chapter VA was inserted by section 18 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XIII of 2005).
  • 2
    The figures, commas and word “33, 43, 54 and 56” were substituted for the figures, commas and word “11, 33, 43, 54, 55 and 56” by section 24 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
  • 3
    The words and comma “two years, or with fine which may extend to Taka thirty thousand” were substituted for the words and comma “one year, or with fine which may extend to Taka ten thousand” by section 19 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XIII of 2005)
  • 4
    Clause (a) was omitted by section 24 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
  • 5
    The words “or the certified copy thereof” were inserted by section 24 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
  • 6
    Clause (e) was omitted by section 24 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
  • 7
    The words “is not equipped or provided with such apparatus and instruments” were substituted for the words “does not take measure” by section 24 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
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