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Administration of Justice Act 1956

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8Supplemental and transitional provisions

(1)In this Part of this Act, unless the context otherwise requires.—

  • " ship " includes any description of vessel used in navigation ;

  • " goods " includes baggage ;

  • " collision regulations " means regulations under section four hundred and eighteen of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, or any such rules as are mentioned in subsection (1) of section four hundred and twenty-one of that Act or any rules made under subsection (2) of the said section four hundred and twenty-one;

  • " master" has the same meaning as in the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, and accordingly includes every person (except a pilot) having command or charge of a ship;

  • " towage " and " pilotage ", in relation to an aircraft, mean towage and pilotage while the aircraft is waterborne;

  • " the Rhine Navigation Convention " means the Convention of the seventh of October, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, as revised by any subsequent Convention.

(2)Nothing in any provision in this Part of this Act or in any repeal consequential thereon shall affect proceedings in respect of any cause of action arising before the coming into operation thereof.

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