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THE TERRITORIAL WATERS AND MARITIME ZONES ACT, 1974

(ACT NO. XXVI OF 1974).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 14th February, 1974  
  
     An Act to provide for the declaration of the territorial waters and maritime zones.
 
    WHEREAS clause (2) of Article 143 of the Constitution provides that Parliament may, from time to time, by law provide for the determination of the territorial waters and the continental shelf of Bangladesh;



AND WHEREAS it is necessary to provide for the declaration of the territorial waters, continental shelf and other maritime zones and for matter ancillary thereto;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1.Short title
2.Definitions
3.Territorial waters
4.Contiguous zone
5.Economic zone
6.Conservation zone
7.Continental shelf
8.Control of pollution
9.Power to make rules
 
 

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