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SCHEDULE 4SModifications of enactments relating to admiralty actions and the arrestment of ships

Definition of “maritime lien”S

1In section 48 of the Administration of Justice Act 1956 (c. 46) (in this Act, the “1956 Act”)—

(a)the existing words become subsection (1);

(b)paragraph (d) is repealed; and

(c)at the end insert—

(2)In this Act and in any other enactment (including an Act of the Scottish Parliament and any enactment comprised in subordinate legislation under such an Act), “maritime lien” means a hypothec over a ship, cargo or other maritime property..

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I1Sch. 4 para. 1 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/249, art. 2 (with art. 3)

2In sections 45(5) and 47(3)(b), (4)(b) and (5) of the 1956 Act, before the word “lien” in each place where it occurs, insert the word “ maritime ”.

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I2Sch. 4 para. 2 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/249, art. 2 (with art. 3)

3In section 47(2)(r) of the 1956 Act, for “or hypothecation of” substitute “ , hypothecation of or existence of any other charge on ”.

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I3Sch. 4 para. 3 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/249, art. 2 (with art. 3)