National legislation on piracy
Free resource. UN General Assembly has called upon "States to take appropriate steps under their national law to facilitate the apprehension and prosecution of those who are alleged to have committed acts of piracy" (resolution 64/71, paragraph 72) and urged "all States, in cooperation with the International Maritime Organization, to actively combat piracy and armed robbery at sea by adopting measures, […] and by adopting national legislation"( paragraph 74).
OLS Division, together with the International Maritime Organization and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, has been compiling national legislation on piracy, to serve as a resource for States. ... For convenience, [here are] direct links to the legislation, as provided by Member States of the United Nations, are provided below.