Laws of Bangladesh

The Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1976 )

Chapter VII


Facilities for receiving and delivering goods, etc.
80. (1) The owner or master of an inland ship-
(a) shall afford reasonable facilities for receiving, forwarding and delivering goods to be carried by the ship and for transhipment of goods to any other ship with which an agreement for such transhipment has been entered into; and
(b) shall not, in the matter of such receiving, forwarding, delivering or transhipment, discriminate between persons, commercial concerns, goods or classes of goods.
(2) In the event of contravention of any of the provisions of sub-section (1), the owner and the master of the inland ship shall each be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine which may extend to Taka ten thousand, or with both.

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