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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Marginal note:Piracy by law of nations

  •  (1) Every one commits piracy who does any act that, by the law of nations, is piracy.

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Every one who commits piracy while in or out of Canada is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for life.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 75
  • 1974-75-76, c. 105, s. 3
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