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17/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

Territorial Waters and Maritime Zones (Amendment) Act, 2021

( ২০২১ সনের ২৯ নং আইন )

Act No. XXVI of 1974 এ নূতন section 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D এবং 2E এর সন্নিবেশ

৩।  উক্ত Act এর section 2 এর পর নিম্নরূপ নূতন section 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D এবং 2E সন্নিবেশিত হইবে, যথা:-

“2A. Act to override other laws.- Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, the provisions of this Act shall prevail.

2B. Extraterritorial application of the Act.- (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.

2C. Territorial Sea Baseline (TSB).- The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, determine the base points of Territorial Sea Baseline (TSB).

2D. Sovereignty over Internal Waters, etc.- (1) The sovereignty of Bangladesh extends beyond its land territory to the water column, the seabed and its subsoil, and the air space over the Internal Waters.

(2) The Government may suspend the movement of any vessel and warship in the Internal Waters.

2E. Historic Waters.- The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify the limits of waters adjacent to its land territory as the Historic Waters.”।


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