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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 13, 23 and 24
63. The owner or the master of an inland ship or both shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to Taka 2[five thousand], or with both, if he, without reasonable cause, fails to deliver-
 
 
 
 
(a) the certificate of survey of the ship which has ceased to be in force, as required by section 13;
 
 
 
 
(b) the certificate of registry 3[or the certified copy thereof] of the ship which is lost, taken by the enemy, burnt or broken, as required by sub-section (2) of section 23; or
 
 
 
 
(c) the certificate of registry 4[or the certified copy thereof] for endorsement of the change of ownership of the ship, as required by sub-section (2) of section 24.

  • 1
    Chapter VA was inserted by section 18 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XIII of 2005).
  • 2
    The words “five thousand” were substituted for the words “one thousand” by section 22 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XIII of 2005)
  • 3
    The words “or the certified copy thereof” were inserted by section 26 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
  • 4
    The words “or the certified copy thereof” were inserted by section 26 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (XIX of 1983)
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