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Admiralty Court Act, 2000 (43 of 2000)
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Admiralty suit— Limitation of the claim— Exempted from liability when the damage is caused by act of God-Limitation Act, 1908— Limitation for a suit claiming damage is one year from the date of delivery of goods. When the damage is caused by act of God, the ship is exempted from the liability, in the instant case the suit is instituted beyond the period of limitation and as such the suit is held barred by limitation. The High Court Division i.e the Admiralty Court in the facts and circumstances released the vessels from arrest which the apex court held perfectly justified. H.R.C Shipping Limited Vs. M.V Lady Fatema and others 15 MLR (2010) (AD) 113. ....View Full Judgment