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MARITIME POWERS ACT 2013 - SECT 45

Foreign vessels in Australia--evidence and warrants authorisations

  (1)   This Act does not authorise the exercise of powers in relation to a foreign vessel under a n evidence and warrants authorisation at a place in Australia unless:

  (a)   the vessel is at a place in the internal waters of Australia; or

  (b)   the vessel is passing through the territorial sea of Australia after leaving the internal waters of Australia; or

  (c)   the powers are exercised:

  (i)   at the request or with the agreement of the country of the vessel's nationality; or

  (ii)   in connection with the exercise of powers in accordance with this section , to ensure the safety of a maritime officer or any other person.

  (2)   Subsection   ( 1) has effect subject to section   46 .


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