n Transactions of the Centre for Business Law - Maritime liens and the conflict of laws in Australia
|Article Title||Maritime liens and the conflict of laws in Australia|
|© Publisher:||University of the Free State|
|Journal||Transactions of the Centre for Business Law|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||308 - 320|
Pursuant to the provisions of sections 4, 5(1), 9, 10, 11 and 13 of the Admiralty Act 1988, the admiralty courts of Australia have jurisdiction to hear foreign maritime claims, whether or not they are similar or dissimilar to Australian maritime liens and claims. In Elbe Shipping South Australia v The Ship "Global Peace", Allsop J held that this jurisdiction entails the authority to hear and decide, or to adjudicate.
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