Admiralty Court


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Admiralty Court

a section of the QUEEN'S BENCH Division of the HIGH COURT made up of PUISNE judges assisted by a nautical assessor.
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The fact that a coastguard was the first on board may save some complications later on, in the Admiralty Court, for coastguards cannot claim the salvage which is the right of the first civilian entering on a derelict.
There were a great many bundles of papers on it, some endorsed as Allegations, and some (to my surprise) as Libels, and some as being in the Consistory Court, and some in the Arches Court, and some in the Prerogative Court, and some in the Admiralty Court, and some in the Delegates' Court; giving me occasion to wonder much, how many Courts there might be in the gross, and how long it would take to understand them all.
Bertie did not see the bottle go off; but the mate opportunely discharging a stick of real dynamite aft where it would harm nobody, Bertie would have sworn in any admiralty court to a nigger blown to flinders.
But the English lawyers had decided that Parliament was omnipotent--and Parliament, in its omnipotence, instead of trial by jury and the Habeas Corpus, enacted admiralty courts in England to try Americans for offences charged against them as committed in America; instead of the privileges of Magna Charta, nullified the charter itself of Massachusetts Bay; shut up the port of Boston; sent armies and navies to keep the peace and teach the colonies that John Hampden was a rebel and Algernon Sidney a traitor.
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It also repeals five obsolete British statues on admiralty jurisdiction in civil matters, namely, (a) the Admiralty Court Act, 1840 (b) the Admiralty Court Act, 1861, (c) Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act, 1890, (d) Colonial Courts of Admiralty (India) Act, 1891, and (e) the provisions of the Letters Patent, 1865 applicable to the admiralty jurisdiction of the Bombay, Calcutta and Madras High Courts.
He should not expect an admiralty court or any other court to overthrow Holy Writ if his case goes to court.
The case was heard by the Commercial Court of Queen's Bench Division, not the Admiralty Court.
He said PS5,000 was needed to cover initial legal fees for a barrister willing to go to the Admiralty court and "have the ship arrested and to apply for ownership of it".
By December of the same year, the Jacqueline was on the market for PS20m - on the order of the Admiralty Court - because of the failure of its owners to settle a damages claim with another company.
During the two decades prior to 1820, the termination date of this study, the British government had been committed to exploring Africa's interior through sponsored expeditions, controlled the Cape Colony, and in 1819 had established an Admiralty Court at Freetown.
168) Instead, it simply purported to extend federal admiralty court jurisdiction to the Great Lakes and their connecting waters.