CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IV - Piracy  

SECTION 53   Operating a pirate-controlled ship or aircraft  

(1)  
A person must not voluntarily participate in the operation of a pirate-controlled ship or aircraft knowing that it is such a ship or aircraft.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.

(2)  
This section applies to acts performed on the high seas, in places beyond the jurisdiction of any country or in Australia.




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