This past Sunday, some morons boarded the Tall Ship Silva, Raised a Sail, and released all but one of her lines. That Last line, eventually broke, and she was spotted drifing by pier 21 when a tug was dispatched. Looks Like Halifax has a Case of piracy – from the Criminal Code of Canada Piracy
Piracy by law of nations
74. (1) Every one commits piracy who does any act that, by the law of nations, is piracy.
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.
(a) steals a Canadian ship,
(b) steals or without lawful authority throws overboard, damages or destroys anything that is part of the cargo, supplies or fittings in a Canadian ship,
(c) does or attempts to do a mutinous act on a Canadian ship, or
(d) counsels a person to do anything mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c),