Section 210 Crimes Act | Destroying or Damaging Aid to Navigation


Section 210 of the Crimes Act is the offence of Destroying or Damaging Aid to Navigation and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 210 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Destroying or Damaging Aid to Navigation’ and reads as follows:

210 Destroying, damaging etc an aid to navigation

A person who:

(a) intentionally or recklessly destroys, damages, removes, conceals or interferes with a mark, device or equipment used or designed to be used to assist the navigation of aircraft or vessels, or
(b) does any act with the intention of causing any such destruction, damage, concealment or interference,
is liable to imprisonment for 7 years.