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7 Post-Arrest Procedure

Sarah C. Derrington, James M. Turner

From: The Law and Practice of Admiralty Matters (2nd Edition)

Sarah Derrington, James M Turner QC

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 02 June 2023

7.01 Immediately upon arrest, a ship becomes security in the custody of the court to await the result of the proceedings giving rise to the arrest. The ship remains in the custody of the court until released upon the provision of alternative security or sale by the court.1 It is to be noted in this respect that the Marshal has custody but not possession. Any pre-arrest rights and remedies based upon possession are not affected by the arrest.2 7.02 Once the property has been arrested, the Registrar issues standard directions ordering that the Admiralty Marshal may...
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