droits of admiralty

The rights of the admiralty,–goods which have been abandoned found at sea; goods captured in time of war by a non-commissioned ship.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • droits of admiralty — /droyts av sdmaraltiy/ Rights or perquisites of the admiralty. A term applied to goods found derelict at sea. Applied also to property captured in time of war by non commissioned vessels of a belligerent nation. In England, it has been usual in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • droits of admiralty — ˈdrȯits Usage: usually capitalized A Etymology: Middle French droit law, right, from Medieval Latin directum, from neuter of Late Latin directus just, from Latin, straight, direct more at dress English law : certain rights or perquisites (as the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Droits of the Admiralty — Droit Droit (droit), n. [F. See {Direct}.] A right; law in its aspect of the foundation of rights; also, in old law, the writ of right. Abbott. [1913 Webster] {Droit d aubaine}. See under {Aubaine}. {Droits of the Admiralty} (Eng. Law), rights or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admiralty — The law of the sea and the practice pertaining thereto. Courts with jurisdiction in admiralty cases. See bottomry bond; court of admiralty; droits of admiralty; general average; high court of admiralty; high seas; libel; lord high admiral;… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Droit — A droit (French for right or Law) is a legal title, claim or due. Contents 1 Droits of admiralty (English law) 2 Other legal connexions (French law, etc.) 3 See also …   Wikipedia

  • Droit — (droit), n. [F. See {Direct}.] A right; law in its aspect of the foundation of rights; also, in old law, the writ of right. Abbott. [1913 Webster] {Droit d aubaine}. See under {Aubaine}. {Droits of the Admiralty} (Eng. Law), rights or perquisites …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Droit d'aubaine — Droit Droit (droit), n. [F. See {Direct}.] A right; law in its aspect of the foundation of rights; also, in old law, the writ of right. Abbott. [1913 Webster] {Droit d aubaine}. See under {Aubaine}. {Droits of the Admiralty} (Eng. Law), rights or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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