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20/06/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Ports Act, 1908

( ACT NO. XV OF 1908 )

Chapter IV

RULES FOR THE SAFETY OF SHIPPING AND THE CONSERVATION OF PORTS

General Rules

Wilfully loosening vessel from moorings
20. If any person wilfully and without lawful excuse loosens or removes from her moorings any vessel within any such port without leave or authority from the owner or master of the vessel, he shall, for every such offence, be punishable with fine which may extend to two hundred taka, or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months.

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