Definition of Admiralty law

1. Noun. The branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc..

Exact synonyms: Marine Law, Maritime Law
Examples of category: Barratry
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: International Law, Law Of Nations



Definition of Admiralty law

1. Noun. (legal) : The area of law that deals with ships at sea and the rights of sailors, passengers, and owners of cargo. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Admiralty Law

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admiralcy
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admiralty
admiralty law (current term)
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admissabilities
admissability

Literary usage of Admiralty law

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1. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle (1914)
""The jurisdiction of the admiral, and the administration of the admiralty law proper—the local maritime law,—as it became a judicial function, ..."

2. A summary of the law and practice in admiralty: With an Appendix by Thomas Eustace Smith (1882)
"9it (Rules of Dec. 1875). (K) Roscoe's admiralty law and Practice, p. 121. (i) Williams and Bruce, admiralty law and Practice, p. 192. (fc) Ibid. p. 196. ..."

3. A Manual of Elementary Law: Being a Summary of the Well-settled Elementary by William Pinckney Fishback (1896)
"admiralty law and procedure, as they formerly prevailed in England, were under the superintendency of the courts of common law, which had power to keep the ..."

4. A History of English Law by William Searle Holdsworth, John Burke (1903)
"But admiralty law has lost the international character which it once possessed. It is essentially English law. "The law which is administered in the ..."

5. Two Centuries' Growth of American Law, 1701-1901 by Yale Law School (1901)
"In suits in this country maritime torts committed on the high seas are generally adjudicated according to our admiralty law as the law of the forum.7 The ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"They were simply declaratory of the admiralty law, relative to liens or vessels. 7th Am. Law Review, p.—. There is evidence in the case of The Genesee Chief ..."

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