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Naval Prize Act 1864

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Preliminary

    1. 1. Short title.

    2. 2.Interpretation of terms.

  3. I.—Prize Courts

    1. 3. High Court of Admiralty and other courts to be prize courts for purposes of Act.

    2. High Court of Admiralty

      1. 4. Jurisdiction of High Court of Admiralty.

    3. Appeal; Judicial Committee

      1. 5. Appeal to Queen in Council, in what cases.

      2. 6. Jurisdiction of Judicial Committee in prize appeals.

      3. 7, 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. Vice-Admiralty Prize Courts

      1. 9. Enforcement of orders of High Court, &c.

      2. 10—12.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. General

      1. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 14, 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. II.—Procedure in Prize Causes

    1. Proceedings by Captors

      1. 16. Custody of prize ship.

      2. 17. Bringing in of ship papers.

      3. 18—29.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Small armed Ships

      1. 30. One adjudication as to several small ships.

    3. Goods

      1. 31. Application of foregoing provisions to prize goods.

      2. 32, 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. III.—Special Cases of Capture

    1. Land Expeditions

      1. 34. Jurisdiction of prize court in case of capture in land expedition.

    2. Conjunct Capture with Ally

      1. 35. Jurisdiction of prize court in case of expedition with ally.

      2. 36.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Offences against Law of Prize

      1. 37. In case of offence by captors, prize to be reserved for Crown.

    4. Pre-emption

      1. 38. Purchase by Admiralty for public service of stores on board foreign ships.

    5. Capture by Ship other than a Ship of War

      1. 39. Prizes taken by ships other than ships of war to be droits of Admiralty.

  6. IV.—Prize Salvage

    1. 40. Salvage to recaptors of British ship or goods from enemy.

    2. 41. Permission to re-captured ship to proceed on voyage.

    3. 42—44.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. VI.—Miscellaneous Provisions

    1. Ransom

      1. 45.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Convoy

      1. 46. Punishment of masters of merchant vessels under convoy disobeying orders or deserting convoy.

    3. Customs Duties and Regulations

      1. 47. Prize ships and goods liable to duties and forfeiture.

      2. 48. Regulations of Customs to be observed as to prize ships and goods.

      3. 48A.Where any aircraft or goods taken as prize is or...

      4. 49. Power for Treasury to remit Customs duties in certain cases.

    4. Perjury

      1. 50.Punishment of persons guilty of perjury

      2. 51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 52.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. Orders in Council

      1. 53. Power to make Orders in Council.

      2. 54. Orders in Council to be gazetted, &c.

    6. Savings

      1. 55.Not to affect rights of Crown; effect of treaties, &c.

      2. 56.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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