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Coast Guard Act.

Type of law

The purpose of this Act is to prescribe matters necessary for the duties, and democratic and efficient operation, of the coast guard for the protection of the sovereign power over the sea and for the establishment of maritime safety and public security.
The duties of the coast guard shall include: (1) duties related to search, rescue, coastal safety management, ship traffic control, escort, guard, and anti-terrorism in the sea; (2) duties related to the prevention, suppression and investigation of ocean-related crimes, and the collection, compilation and distribution of public security information to secure public peace and to maintain order in the sea; (3) duties related to the prevention of marine pollution and precautionary activities against marine pollution; etc.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Source language


Legislation Amendment