The Merchant Shipping Laws: Being a Consolidation of All the Merchant Shipping and Passenger Acts from 1854 to 1876, Inclusive; with Notes of All the Leading English and American Cases on the Subjects Affected by Legislation: and an Appendix Containing the New Rules Issued in October, 1876. Forming a Complete Treatise on Maritime Law

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Stevens, 1876 - Maritime law - 642 pages
 

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Page 281 - ... such assistance as may be practicable and as may be necessary in order to save them from any danger caused by the...
Page 244 - ... her being sent to sea in a seaworthy state, or that her going to sea in such unseaworthy state was, under the circumstances, reasonable and justifiable, and for the purpose of giving such proof lie may give evidence in the same manner as any other witness.
Page 15 - An alien to whom a certificate of naturalization is granted shall in the United Kingdom be entitled to all political and other rights, powers, and privileges, and be subject to all obligations, to which a naturalborn British subject...
Page 215 - ... without hard labour, and also, at the discretion of the Court, to forfeit out of his wages a sum not exceeding two days
Page 271 - Lights required for other Vessels ; but shall, if they do not carry such Lights, carry a Lantern having a Green Slide on the One Side, and a Red Slide on the other Side ; and on the Approach of or to other Vessels, such Lantern shall be exhibited in sufficient time to prevent Collision, so that the Green Light shall not be seen on the Port Side, nor the Red Light on the Starboard Side.
Page 425 - ... (4) Where any loss or damage is by reason of the improper navigation of such ship as aforesaid caused to any other ship or boat...
Page 117 - ... by virtue of such employment, receive or take into his possession any chattel, money, or valuable security for or in the name or on the account of his master...
Page 142 - And the said crew agree to conduct themselves in an orderly, faithful, honest, and sober manner, and to be at all times diligent in their respective duties, and to be obedient to the lawful commands of the said master, or of any person who shall lawfully succeed him, and of their superior officers in everything relating to the vessel, and the stores and cargo thereof, whether on board, in boats, or on shore...
Page 436 - ... the court at such sessions shall hear and determine the matter of the appeal, and shall make such order therein, with or without costs to either party as to the court shall seem meet ; and in case of the dismissal of the appeal, or the affirmance of the conviction, shall order and adjudge the offender to be punished according to the conviction, and to pay such costs as shall be awarded, and shall, if necessary, issue process for enforcing such judgment.

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