admiralty law(redirected from Admiralty actions)
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|Noun||1.||admiralty law - the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.|
barratry - (maritime law) a fraudulent breach of duty by the master of a ship that injures the owner of the ship or its cargo; includes every breach of trust such as stealing or sinking or deserting the ship or embezzling the cargo
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"