Laws of Oleron


Laws of Oleron
A code of maritime laws which are received by all nations in Europe as the ground and foundation of all their maritime constitutions. This code was compiled by Richard the First at the Isle of Oleron on the coast of France which was then a possession of the English crown. See 1 Bl Comm 418. The Laws of Oleron have been held in peculiar respect by England, and have been incorporated into her maritime jurisprudence. Per Story, J., in (US CC A) 2 Mason 548.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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