Jurisdiction of Courts (Maritime Conventions) Act, 1989


7.—(1) Nothing in this Part—

(a) shall affect section 5 of the Mail Ships Act, 1891 (which protects mail ships from arrest in certain circumstances), or

(b) shall be construed as limiting the jurisdiction of the court to refuse to entertain an action for the possession of a ship or for wages by the master or an officer or member of the crew of a ship that is not an Irish ship.

(2) Nothing in this Part shall affect section 552 of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894 (which relates to the power of a receiver of wreck to detain a ship in respect of a salvage claim).