admiralty law

admiralty law
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

admiralty law
Also, maritime law. That body of law relating to ships, shipping, marine commerce and navigation, transportation of persons or property by sea, etc.

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  • Admiralty law — Hi …   Wikipedia

  • admiralty law — noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc. (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑maritime law, ↑marine law • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Members of this Topic: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • admiralty law — The terms admiralty and maritime law are virtually synonymous. See maritime law …   Black's law dictionary

  • admiralty law — Comprehended in term admiralty …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • admiralty law. — See maritime law. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • admiralty law — noun The area of law that deals with ships at sea and the rights of sailors, passengers, and owners of cargo …   Wiktionary

  • admiralty law. — See maritime law. [1930 35] …   Useful english dictionary

  • admiralty law — (Legal) system of laws and rules for behavior that are specific to sailing and commercial trading by sea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • United States admiralty law — (also referred to as maritime law) is the body of law that governs maritime matters in the United States. Article III, Section 2 of the United States Constitution grants original jurisdiction to U.S. federal courts over admiralty and maritime… …   Wikipedia

  • admiralty — ad·mi·ral·ty / ad mə rəl tē/ n: the court having jurisdiction over questions of maritime law; also: maritime law Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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