Laws of Bangladesh

The Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1976 )

1Chapter VI


Penalty for over loading of goods (solid, liquid, gaseous or bulk)
67B. If an inland ship carries on board any goods in excess of the load line mark set forth in the certificate of registration of the ship for which the ship is fit to carry, the owner or his representative, if present, on board the inland ship or at the terminal at the time of voyage, loading or unloading or master of the inland ship carrying the excess goods shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine which may extend to,-
(a) in the case of an inland ship having capacity up to one hundred fifty gross ton, ten thousand Taka; and
(b) in the case of an inland ship having capacity above one hundred fifty gross ton, fifty thousand Taka, or with both.]

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    Chapter VA was inserted by section 18 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XIII of 2005).
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