National Legislations and International Conventions for Regulation of Coastal Zone Activities

  • B. R. Subramanian


One of the major tools for control of marine pollution is legislation. A number of legislations at the national and international level are enacted to ensure control of marine pollution arising due to various sources from landand sea-based activities. A number of legislations have been enacted in India to tackle the pollution problems. Besides India is also a party to many international conventions relating to pollution. Brief details about the Maritime Zones Act describing various zones, various national legislations dealing with pollution problems and international conventions concerning marine environment are discussed below.


Marine Pollution International Convention Exclusive Economic Zone International Plant Protection Convention Marine Living Resource 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. R. Subramanian
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  1. 1.Department of Ocean DevelopmentNew Delhi

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