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Legislative Enactments
Marginal Notes
1. This Act may be cited as the Admiralty Jurisdiction Act, No. 40 of 1983, and shall come into operation on such date (hereinafter referred to as the " appointed date ") as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette.
2. Admiralty jurisdiction of the High Court of the Republic of Sri Lanka.
3. Mode of exercise of admiralty jurisdiction.
4. Jurisdiction in personam in collision and other cases.
5. Wages,
6. Jurisdiction not to be exercised in cases falling within Rhine Navigation Convention.
7. Power of High Court to order arrest of a ship.
8. Costs, charges, & c.
9. Marshal and Deputy Marshal.
10. Stamps.
11. Savings and transitional provisions.
12. Court to have the same powers as a Court having admiralty jurisdiction in England in certain cases.
13. Construction of certain expressions in the Merchant Shipping Act, No. 52 of 1971.
14. Interpretation.