317B. Interpretation (1) In this Division- drive, in relation to a motor vehicle, includes operate a vessel; motor vehicle includes vessel, whether or not the vessel is powered by a motor; operate, in relation to a vessel, means- (a) steer or navigate the vessel; or (b) direct the steering or navigation of the vessel or provide instructions as to the steering or navigation of the vessel; or (c) substantially change the movement or direction of the vessel; vessel has the same meaning as in the Marine Act 1988. (2) For the purposes of this Division- (a) a person may operate a vessel that is at anchor, made fast to the shore or aground; (b) a person does not operate a vessel solely because the person is in charge of the vessel.
Saturday, November 26, 2011
CRIMES ACT 1958 – SECT 317B