admiralty court
n.
A court that hears disputes related to admiralty and maritime matters.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


Admiralty Court
a section of the Queen's Bench Division made up of puisne judges assisted by a nautical assessor.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


admiralty court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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