High Court of Admiralty

An English court of admiralty which was presided over by the lord high admiral until its jurisdiction and functions were taken over by the high court of justice.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • High Court of Admiralty — In English law, this was a court which exercised jurisdiction in prize cases, and had general jurisdiction in maritime causes, on the instance side. Its proceedings were usually in rent, and its practice and principles derived in large measure… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • High Court of Justice — Der High Court of Justice ihrer Majestät (auch bekannt als The High Court) ist zusammen mit dem Crown Court (Strafgerichtshof) und dem Court of Appeal (Berufungsgericht) Teil des Supreme Court of Judicature (brit. oberster Gerichtshof) in England …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • High Court of Justice (England und Wales) — Royal Courts of Justice, Gerichtsgebäude in London, welches auch den High Court of Justice beinhaltet Der High Court of Justice (ugs. High Court und High Court of England and Wales, EWHC; Oberstes Zivilgericht) ist neben dem Crown Court… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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