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Name: The Liberian Maritime Law (Title 21 of Liberian Code of Laws of 1956)
Country: Liberia
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2018-04-23
Entry into force:
ISN: LBR-2018-L-113236
Bibliography: Executive Mansion Executive Mansion Liberia Law (PDF) Law (PDF) (consulted on 2022-08-01)
Abstract/Citation: This law provides comprehensive legislation for the operation of ships registered in Liberia, with the most recent amendments introduced in 2018.

This law is structured as follows:
Chapter 1: General Policy
Chapter 2: Documentation and Identification of Vessels
Chapter 3: Preferred Ship Mortgages and Maritime Liens on Liberian Vessels
Chapter 4: Carriage by Sea
Chapter 5: Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims
Chapter 6: Radio
Chapter 7: Vessel Inspection
Chapter 8: Rules of Navigation
Chapter 9: Wrecks and Salvage: Investigation
Chapter 10: Merchant Seamen
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