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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 14 August 2017 to date (accessed 21 August 2017 at 08:53)
Part 3 Division 8 Section 57
57   Assault on persons preserving wreck
Whosoever wounds, strikes, or assaults, any person while in the execution of his or her duty concerning the preservation of a vessel in distress, or any vessel or effects, stranded, or cast on shore, or lying under water, with intent to obstruct him or her, or thereby in fact obstructing him or her in the execution of such duty, shall be liable to imprisonment for seven years.