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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 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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