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Definition of the noun admiralty law
What does admiralty law mean as a name of something?
- the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
Alternative definition of the noun admiralty law
- [legal]: The area of law that deals with ships at sea and the rights of sailors, passengers, and owners of cargo.
Admiralty law or maritime law is a distinct body of law that governs maritime questions and offenses. It is a body of both domestic law governing maritime activities, and private international law governing the relationships between private entities that operate vessels on the oceans. It deals with matters including marine commerce, marine navigation, marine salvaging, shipping, sailors, and the transportation of passengers and goods by sea. Admiralty law also covers many commercial activities, although land based or occurring wholly on land, that are maritime in character.
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State courts hearing such claims must, however, apply admiralty law as developed by the federal courts. Admiralty law is not a complete system and in the absence of clear precedents, admiralty courts may look to common law sources or the ...
Quick Reference by Stephen Michael Sheppard
ADMIRALTY Law relating to the seas, maritime commerce, or navigation. See also: COURT, COURT OF ADMIRALTY ( ADMIRALTY COURT).
by William Mark McKinney, David Shephard Garland
" Towns, are of themselves any part of the|See also the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 (57 admiralty law of ...
Law-dictionary Explaining the Rise, Progress and Present State of the British Law Etc. 3. Ed. with Additions (1820)
by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins
in open market, is not binding by the admiralty law, the owner may therefore retake them; but at common law the sale is binding, of which the admiralty must take notice. 1 Roll. Abr. Wide 1 Vent. 308.
Containing Full Definitions of the Principal Terms of the Common and Civil Law : Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises, Embracing Also All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims : Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States : with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill
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