This research work is an attempt to compile and analyse the material and information available on the Coastal Regulation Zone notification 1991 and subsequent amendments in the said notification and CRZ notification 2011. The notification deals with the legal provisions related to the protection of the coastal areas in India. The State of Gujarat has vast coastal areas. Awareness about the notification is required for the effective implementation of the said notification in the State of Gujarat. The present research work has been undertaken under the auspices of Gujarat Ecology Commission, Gandhinagar by the Institute of Law, Nirma University.
This research work provides a ready reference handbook on CRZ, which will help all the stake holders in understanding the legal provisions of the CRZ notification.