Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Act, 1996

Submission to jurisdiction of court deemed in certain circumstances.

17.—Where the release of a ship or other property is ordered under paragraph 2 of Article 13 of the 1976 Convention the person on whose application it is ordered to be released shall be deemed to have submitted to the jurisdiction of the court to adjudicate on the claim for which the ship or property was arrested or attached.