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The Territorial Waters and Maritime Zones Act, 1974

( ACT NO. XXVI OF 1974 )

Maritime cooperation

7G.  For the purpose of maritime cooperation with other countries, the Government may-

(a)    allow movement of persons, goods, commodities and vehicles using ports in Bangladesh or transit under the agreements with other States including landlocked countries;

(b)    take necessary measures to formulate cooperative mechanism for promotion of safety of navigation, weather, cyclone and Tsunami etc. forecasting, protection of the marine environment;

(c)    take necessary measures to formulate cooperative mechanism with other countries with regard to customs, fiscal, immigration or sanitary control, development of marine bio-technology and others including removal of cultural or historical objects, like the remnants of shipwrecks etc. in the Maritime Zones.

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