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29/11/2021
Laws of Bangladesh

The Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1976 )

1Chapter VI

PENALTY AND PROCEDURE

Penalty for acting on ship without certificate, etc.
66. A person shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine which may extend to Taka 2[fifty thousand], or with both, if he-
 
 
 
 
(a) without ascertaining that a person is entitled to, and in possession of, appropriate valid certificate of competency or licence for the purpose, employs or engages such person to act as master, engineer or engine-driver of an inland ship;
 
 
 
 
(b) without being entitled to, or in possession of, appropriate valid certificate of competency or licence, acts in any voyage as master, engineer or engine-driver of such ship.

  • 1
    Chapter VA was inserted by section 18 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XIII of 2005).
  • 2
    The words “fifty thousand” were substituted for the words “ten thousand” by section 25 of the Inland Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XIII of 2005)
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