n Transactions of the Centre for Business Law - Maritime liens and the conflict of laws - an exegesis of and preceding Anglo-common law decisions

Volume 2011, Issue 47
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More often than not, maritime liens involve foreign elements. The hypothetical problem sketched in paragraph 1.1 is not farfetched. Over the years, courts in Anglo-common law jurisdictions such as England, Canada, South Africa and Singapore have been confronted with similar scenarios which resulted in reported decisions. Moreover, the highest courts in Canada and South Africa have conclusively dealt with the question of the recognition and enforcement of foreign maritime liens.

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