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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 14 August 2017 to date (accessed 19 August 2017 at 06:10)
Part 3 Division 6 Section 32
32   Impeding endeavours to escape shipwreck
Whosoever:
intentionally or recklessly prevents or impedes any person on board of, or having quitted, any ship or vessel in distress, or wrecked, stranded, or cast on shore, in his or her endeavour to save his or her life, or
intentionally or recklessly prevents or impedes any person in his or her endeavour to save the life of such first-mentioned person,
shall be liable to imprisonment for 25 years.