Apart from the arrest of a vessel in the execution of a judgment already obtained, a vessel may be arrested in respect of two types of claim;
  1. a.

    Any type of claim brought against the owner of the vessel in personam, in order to found or confirm the Court’s jurisdiction over the owner.

  2. b.

    Under the admiralty jurisdiction which applies to claims against vessels in rem within the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of the Cape of Good Hope and of Natal, which were created Colonial Courts of Admiralty by the British Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act 1890 (53 and 54 Victoria C. 27).



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