law of admiralty

Definition of "law of admiralty"
  1. A body of law that encompasses statutes, customs, and treaties related to actions taking place on navigable waters, also known as maritime law
How to use "law of admiralty" in a sentence
  1. The law of admiralty guided the resolution of the dispute over the damaged shipping vessel.
  2. According to the law of admiralty, the claim over the salvage operation was valid.
  3. The ship’s captain understood the law of admiralty and knew his rights in overseas waters.

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