maritime law

Definition of "maritime law"
  1. A branch of law that governs activities on the sea or other navigable waters
How to use "maritime law" in a sentence
  1. The ship's captain was well-versed in maritime law to ensure full compliance onboard.
  2. Maritime law provided the basis for the dispute over the sunken treasure.
  3. Violation of maritime law can lead to severe penalties, including fines and imprisonment.

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