CRIMES ACT 1914
In this Part:
(a) if the act is done on the high seas or in the coastal sea of Australia - against another ship or aircraft or against persons or property on board another ship or aircraft; or
(b) if the act is done in a place beyond the jurisdiction of any country - against a ship, aircraft, persons or property.
(a) the territorial sea of Australia; and
(b) the sea on the landward side of the territorial sea of Australia and not within the limits of a State or Territory;
and includes airspace over those seas.
(a) an offence against section 6 that relates to an offence against a provision of this Part; and
(b) an offence against a provision of this Part that is taken to have been committed because of section 11.2 or 11.2A of the Criminal Code ; and
(c) an offence against section 11.1 , 11.4 or 11.5 of the Criminal Code that relates to an offence against a provision of this Part.
(a) have used, are using or intend to use the ship or aircraft in the commission of acts of piracy; or
(b) have seized control of the ship or aircraft by an act of piracy.
private ship or aircraft
means a ship or aircraft that is not being operated for naval, military, customs or law enforcement purposes by Australia or by a foreign country, and includes a ship or aircraft that has been taken over by its crew or passengers.
means a vessel of any type not permanently attached to the sea-bed, and includes any dynamically supported craft, submersible, or any other floating craft, other than a vessel that has been withdrawn from navigation or is laid up.