7 Post-Arrest Procedure
Sarah C. Derrington, James M. Turner
Sarah Derrington, James M Turner QC
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...