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MARITIME POWERS ACT 2013 - SECT 75

Restraint is not arrest

             (1)  Any restraint on the liberty of a person that results from the operation of this Division does not constitute arrest, and is not unlawful.

             (2)  Proceedings, whether civil or criminal, in respect of that restraint may not be instituted or continued in any court against the Commonwealth, a maritime officer or a person assisting.

Note:          This section does not affect the jurisdiction of the High Court under section 75 of the Constitution.



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