A Treatise on the Jurisdiction of the High Court of Admiralty of England

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W. Benning & Company, 1847 - 301 էջ

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Էջ 162 - Necessaries supplied to any Foreign Ship or Sea-going Vessel, and to enforce the Payment thereof, whether such Ship or Vessel may have been within the Body of a County, or upon the High Seas, at the Time when the Services were rendered or Damage received, or Necessaries furnished, in respect of which such Claim is made.
Էջ 239 - The seat of judicial authority is, indeed, locally here, in the belligerent country, according to the known law and practice of nations; but the law itself has no locality. It is the duty of the person who sits here to determine this question exactly as he would determine the same question if sitting at Stockholm...
Էջ 110 - ... necessaries supplied to any foreign ship or sea-going vessel, and to enforce the payment thereof, whether such ship or vessel may have been within the body of a county, or upon the high seas, at the time when the services were rendered or damage received, or necessaries furnished, in respect of which such claim is made.
Էջ 140 - No seaman shall by any agreement forfeit his lien upon the ship, or be deprived of any remedy for the recovery of his wages to which he would otherwise have been entitled ; and every stipulation in any agreement inconsistent with any provision of this act, and every stipulation by which any seaman...
Էջ 242 - ... courts if required to enforce an Act of Parliament which contradicted those principles is a question which I presume they would not entertain a priori; because they will not entertain a priori the supposition that any such will arise. In like manner, this court will not let itself loose into speculations as to what would be its duty under such an emergency; because it cannot, without extreme indecency, presume that any such emergency will happen; and it is the less disposed to entertain them,...
Էջ 266 - ... required, to make, if need be, a special report to the court touching such examination, and the conduct or absence of any witness or other person thereon or relating thereto...
Էջ 245 - The slave trade has gince been totally abolished by this country, and our legislature has pronounced it to be contrary to the principles of justice and humanity. Whatever we might think as individuals before, we could not, sitting as judges in a British Court of justice, regard the trade in that light while our own laws permitted it. But we can now assert that this trade cannot, abstractedly speaking, have a legitimate existence. " When I say abstractedly speaking...
Էջ 273 - ... commissioners of her majesty's treasury of the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or any three of them...
Էջ 236 - Simple or particular average is not a very accurate expression, for it means damage incurred by, or for, one part of the concern, which that part must bear alone ; so that in fact it is no average at all, but still the expression is sufficiently understood, and received into familiar use.
Էջ 261 - With respect to the parties liable to pay salvage, and the interest in respect of which it is payable, the rule is, that the property actually benefited is alone chargeable with the salvage recovered.

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