maritime law

maritime law
noun
the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
Syn: ↑marine law, ↑admiralty law
Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence
Members of this Topic: ↑barratry
Hypernyms: ↑international law, ↑law of nations

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noun
: law that relates to commerce and navigation on the high seas or other navigable waters and is administered by admiralty courts — compare admiralty 3

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the body of law relating to maritime commerce and navigation, and to maritime matters generally.
[1860-65]

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maritime law,
the branch of law dealing with affairs of the sea or other navigable waters, of boats and ships, and of cargo; admiralty law.

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