Report of Her Majesty's Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into the High Court of Admiralty in Ireland

Report of Her Majesty's Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into the High Court of Admiralty in Ireland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...in both countries to all these matters. 4. I am of opinion that the provision of the 2-L Vic., F AND PR0: shipped in either country, as well as to goods imported mto either of them, and to all goods carried, either on board the ship originally employed, or on board any ship into which they might be re-shipped or carried. And Iconsider the right of sot-off should be extended in both countries to all maritime contracts, as well as to questions of wages, and to which only it is now applicable. 5. I do not think any necessity exists for any further simplification of the law or practice for the purposes mentioned in this uestion. 6. I do not thin ' that local jurisdictions can, with any advantage to the suitor, be created in this country.. I am of opinion that if the law of the Admiralty inEngland and in Ireland be assimilated, and the jurisdic 6.--V. Asswnns to QUESTIONS addressed to Anvocxrns. 1 and 2.-I think it would be very expedient to assimilate the practice and procedure of the Courts of Admiralty in Ireland and England as far as practicable. In Ireland, for man years, the procedure and practice in the Court have een very inexpensive and simple, in consequence of reforms introduced by the practitioners in the Court, with the sanction of the Judge. The adoption of them, however, depends on the consent of the parties to a suit, which I have never known to have been withheld. Practically, the old forms of pleading have been abolished for years, and the evidence has been-taken vivd voce. This mode of procedure should be made compulsory, and the parties should not be permitted to prove their cases otherwise than by vivd voce evidence, except by permission of the Court. In this respect, the English practice, as I understand it, might be...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236788575
  • 9781236788573