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Rearrests and multiple arrests of ships

Lewins, K.ORCID: 0000-0001-5276-2777 (2019) Rearrests and multiple arrests of ships. In: Myburgh, P., (ed.) The Arrest Conventions: International Enforcement of Maritime Claims. Hart Publishing.


In England and its former colonies ship arrest(1) is an interim procedure overseen by courts exercising admiralty jurisdiction. It is available only for in rem claims.(2) The arrest on an in rem claim also gives the court the jurisdiction to hear the merits of the underlying dispute. To secure the claim against what is often the only asset in the jurisdiction, the claimant(3) is entitled to call upon the aid of the court to arrest the ship whilst the ship is within the jurisdiction of the court...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Law and Criminology
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Copyright: © 2019 Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
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