The Coast Guard Act `1978

An Act to provide for the constitution and regulation of an Armed Force of the Union for ensuring the security of the maritime zones of India with a view to the protection of maritime and other national interests in such zones and for matters connected therewith.

List of Chapters & Sections

  1. PRELIMINARY

  2. CONSTITUTION OF THE COAST GUARD AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE COAST GUARD

  3. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COAST GUARD

  4. OFFENCES

  5. PUNISHMENTS

  6. ARREST AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE TRIAL

  7. COAST GUARD COURTS

  8. PROCEDURE OF COAST GUARD COURTS

  9. EXECUTION AND SUSPENSION OF SENTENCES

  10. CHIEF LAW OFFICER AND LAW OFFICERS

  11. JUDICIAL REVIEW OF PROCEEDINGS OF COAST GUARD COURTS

  12. MODIFICATION OF FINDINGS AND SENTENCES, PARDONS, COMMUTATION AND REMISSION OF SENTENCES

  13. MISCELLANEOUS