Maritime law

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maritime law

n. Also called "admiralty law" or "the law of admiralty," the laws and regulations, including international agreements and treaties, which exclusively govern activities at sea or in any navigable waters. In the United States federal courts have jurisdiction over maritime law.

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MARITIME LAW. That system of law which relates to the affairs of the sea, such as seamen, ships, shipping, navigation, and the like.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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On Tuesday, the country's top diplomat said he was informed that under maritime laws, the Philippines could not ban any marine survey ships in the country's EEZ.
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Muscat: Oman's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called for all parties that use the Strait of Hormuz to respect international maritime law. A statement from the ministry said: "The Sultanate is following with great interest the movement of navigation in the Straits of Hormuz and calls upon all States to exercise restraint, respect the maritime separation lines and international maritime law and not to endanger the region in this way." The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also requested Iran to release back to Britain the cargo ship it had reportedly captured, and asked the two nations to resolve their differences through diplomacy.
The meeting is considered to be one of the main events in the regional maritime law enforcement calendar.
The event was hosted by the University of Miami Maritime Law Society and sponsored by Robson Forensic.
He also noted that a modernised draft of the maritime law is being proposed, to keep abreast of latest developments in the industry.
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The PMSA is the sole Maritime Law Enforcement Agency in Pakistan which has the responsibility to regulate
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