Canadian American Shipping Company, Limited v SS “Woron”

Canadian American Shipping Company, Limited v SS “Woron”

Can. Amer. Shipping Co., Ltd. V SS. “Woron,” [1926] 4 DLR 339
A ship deviated from its plotted course, for which the charters of the ship are seeking to recover damages. This action regards a motion that the court lacks the jurisdiction over the damages claim under the Imperial Administration of Justice Act, 1920, ch. 81, because such jurisdiction is based upon English legislation passed after Canada assumed authority over the scope of its court's jurisdiction. Martin J., Adm rejects this motion, finding that it was intended for the Exchequer Court to acquire the power of Admiralty courts within Canada.
Canadian American Shipping Company, Limited
SS. “Woron”



Canadian American Shipping Company, Limited v SS “Woron”


Researcher: Monique F. Ulysses
Researcher: Lauren Chalaturnyk
Metadata author: Connell Parish
Metadata author: Gordon Lyall
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Source: Exchequer Court of Canada in Admirality. Dominion Law Reports. 1926.


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