BANGLADESH COAST GUARD


GUARDIAN AT SEA

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Area of Jurisdiction

Area of jurisdiction of Bangladesh Coast Guard are the sea territory of Bangladesh as declared under the Territorial and Maritime Zone Act,1974. Bangladesh Government being a signatory has ratified UNCLOS, 1982.


Areas of Jurisdiction in the Bay of Bengal are:

* Internal Waters
* Territorial Water
* Contiguous Zone
* Exclusive Economic Zone
* Continental Shelf

Apart from the sea territory of Bangladesh, The government has also placed the waterways of mangrove forest of Sundarban and major rivers up to Dhaka under jurisdiction of Coast Guard.

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