What is DROITS OF ADMIRALTY?

Rights or perquisites of the admiralty. A term applied to goodsfound derelict at sea. Ap- lied also to property captured in time of war y noncommissionedvessels of a belligerent nation. 1 Kent, Comm. 96.Droit ne done plnis qne soit de- mannde. The law gives not more than is demanded. 2 Inst. 286.Droit ne poet pas morier. Right cannot die. Jenk. Cent. 100, case 95.

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