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Admiralty & Maritime Legislation Links - Other Countries 

Please note: this list is not exhaustive

United Kingdom

United Kingdom Legislation

United Kingdom Statutory Instruments

Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990
Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992
Merchant Shipping (Registration etc) Act 1993
Merchant Shipping (Salvage and Pollution) Act 1994
Merchant Shipping Act 1995
Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Act 1997
Offshore Safety Act 1992
Ports Act 1991

New Zealand

New Zealand Legislation

Admiralty Act 1973
Admiralty House Act Repeal Act 1903
Marine Insurance Act 1908
Maritime Transport Act 1994
Maritime Security Act 2004
Ship Registration Act 1992
Shipping Act 1987

Admiralty (Fees) Order 1997
Maritime Security Regulations 2004
Ship Registration (Fees) Regulations 1992
Shipping (Charges) Regulations 2000


Singapore Legislation (Acts)

Singapore Subordinate Legislation

Carriage of Goods by Sea Act
High Court (Admiralty Jurisdiction) Act
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Act
Maritime Offences Act
Merchant Shipping Act

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Ordinances
High Court Ordinance
Merchant Shipping Ordinance
Shipping and Port Control Ordinance

Hong Kong Regulations
Rules of the High Court


Canada Legislation

Bills of Lading Act 1985
Canada Marine Act 1998
Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act 2002
Canada Shipping Act 1985
Canada Shipping Act 2001
Harbour Commissions Act
Maintenance of Ports Operations Act 1986
Marine Liability Act 2001
Marine Transportation Security Act 1994
Merchant Seamen Compensation Act 1985
Navigable Waters Protection Act 1985

Dangerous Goods Shipping Regulations
Marine Liability Regulations
Marine Transportation Security Regulations
Merchant Seaman Compensation Order

United States

Constitution of the United States
US Code Title 28 Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
US Code Title 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters
US Code Title 46 Shipping

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
- Rule 9(h) Elect for admiralty
- Rule 14(c) Third-party practice
- Rule 38(e) Jury trials on admiralty claims
- Supplemental rules for certain admiralty and maritime claims

South Africa

South Africa Legislation
South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA)

Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1986
Ship Registration Act 1998