Maritime Jurisdiction and Admiralty Law in India
Author: Samareshwar Mahanty
Maritime Jurisdiction and Admiralty Law in India, second edition is a detailed and comprehensive commentary on maritime liens, maritime torts, loss of life and personal injury, collisions at sea, damages, maritime claims, charter-parties, mortgages, limitation of liability, maritime safety, anti-piracy actions, amongst others. Pursuant to the huge success of the first edition which was published in 2009 ─ it was reprinted in the years 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015 ─ the second edition intends to consolidate and put forward the latest standing of Maritime and Admiralty Laws in India and abroad. The edition also includes a new chapter on “Maritime Safety and Anti-Piracy Actions”, along with a commentary on creating a better International Maritime Security Investment Fund. The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Act, 2017 which repealed the application of laws such as the Admiralty Court Act, 1861, the Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act, 1890, the Colonial Courts of Admiralty (India) Act, 1891 and the provisions of the Letters Patent, 1865, has been deliberated in detail. This refreshed and revised edition will be useful for a wide circle of readers: lawyers, judges, mercantile marine, arbitrators, students, academicians and anybody interested to learn about Maritime Jurisdiction and Admiralty Law.