Papers on Maritime Legislation: With a Translation of the German Mercantile Law Relating to Maritime Commerce

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1871 - Maritime law - 324 pages
 

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Page 19 - The contribution to a general average shall be made upon the actual net values of the property at the termination of the adventure...
Page 51 - Third. In respect of bad quality, a sum not exceeding one dollar a day. But if it is shown to the satisfaction of the court before which the case Is tried that any provisions, the allowance of which has been reduced, could not be procured or supplied in...
Page 103 - By f 2, on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action, or other proceeding in any court of justice, or before any person having by law, or by consent of parties, authority to hear, receive and examine evidence...
Page 77 - British ship, who by wilful breach of dutv, or by neglect of duty, or by reason of drunkenness, does any act tending to the immediate loss, destruction, or serious damage...
Page 112 - In Cases where the Amount is disputed, but no Appeal lies from the First Tribunal to which the Dispute is referred, and Payment thereof is not made within Twenty Days after the Decision of such First Tribunal...
Page 19 - ... and have not been allowed as general average; deduction being also made from the value of the property of all charges incurred in respect thereof subsequently to the general average act, except such charges as are allowed in general average. Passengers' luggage and personal effects not shipped under bill of lading shall not contribute in general average.
Page 121 - Majesty, it shall be lawful for One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, or in Ireland for the Chief Secretary of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and in any of Her Majesty's Colonies or Possessions abroad for the Officer administering the Government of any such Colony or Possession, by Warrant under his Hand and Seal to signify that such...
Page 123 - ... goods, merchandise, or other things, to an aggregate amount exceeding ,15 for each ton of their ship's tonnage ; nor in respect of loss or damage to ships, goods, merchandise, or other things, whether there be in addition loss of life or personal injury or not, to an aggregate amount exceeding 8 for each ton of the ship's tonnage...
Page 152 - Court, to be kept in penal servitude for any term not exceeding fourteen, and not less than three years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding two years, with or without hard labour, and with or without solitary confinement, and, if a male under the age of sixteen years, with or without whipping.
Page 101 - Kingdom, or any other person who may be able to give any account thereof or of the cargo or stores thereof, as to the following matters : (that is to say...

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