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Original name: বাংলাদেশ জাহাজ পুনঃপ্রক্রিয়াজাতকরণ আইন, ২০১৮
Name: Bangladesh Ship Recycling Act, 2018.
Country: Bangladesh
Subject(s): Dock workers; Specific categories of workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2018-02-12
Entry into force:
ISN: BGD-2018-L-106422
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh PDF of Act in Bengali PDF of Act in Bengali (consulted on 2018-05-08)
Abstract/Citation: The Act establishes a Board that is to oversee the recycling of ships and ensure that the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009 as well as other international conventions are being applied. They may issue guidelines on the implementation of these at the national level.
Ships are to be recycled and broken down only in permitted zones as set out by the competent authorities. All employers must provide workers with adequate life insurance policies in accordance with national laws and the Labour Act, 2006.
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