Glossary of Legal Terms
An artificial island or a marine structure permanently attached to the seabed for the purpose of exploration of resources or for other economic purposes. People can be charged with seizing or exercising control over a fixed platform.
Indictable offences are the most serious offences under the Criminal Code and they come with more serious punishments, up to a maximum penalty of life in prison.
Every vessel not permanently attached to the seabed, other than a warship, a ship being used as a naval auxiliary or for customs or police purposes, or a ship that has been withdrawn from navigation or is laid up.