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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L]egislation sends other signals to which an admiralty court must
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.
18) That result would most often occur when the vessels were connected to the states in question, or when the owners submitted themselves and their vessels to federal admiralty court to limit liability for a marine casualty under the federal Shipowners Limitation of Liability Act of 1851.
1767} D Admiralty Court is not required to determine whether "the insurer is liable to pay the compensation for damages for the accident of the vessel in question.
Gaudet may not be simply overruled without trumping on the "special solicitude" towards the wards of the admiralty court.
In a judgment handed down in the Admiralty Court, Mr Justice Nigel Teare said the master of the Alaska Rainbow, Captain Koveris, had "too relaxed an attitude to navigation".