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The Territorial Waters and Maritime Zones Act, 1974

( ACT NO. XXVI OF 1974 )

Extraterritorial application of the Act

2B. (1) This Act shall apply to an offence committed by any person against any Bangladeshi national in any Bangladeshi vessel outside of the Maritime Zones.

(2) If any offence is committed by any person or vessel from outside to inside or inside to outside of the Maritime Zones beyond the limits of Bangladesh, shall be brought into trial under this Act as if it had been committed within Bangladesh.

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