Chapter 55

Twelveth Edition (2019)

Presence of a Ship (Res) at the time of filing of Admiralty Suit

It is not necessary that the vessel should take berth, the vessel can be anywhere in the Indian territorial waters. An order of arrest of a ship can be obtained from the High Court having admiralty jurisdiction and that the ship should be in that state jurisdiction of the High Court.

BCAS: 7103-1001