The enduring and evolving legal legacy of the Titanic: an inquiry into marine casualty investigations and self-incrimination


Staniland, Hilton (2012) The enduring and evolving legal legacy of the Titanic: an inquiry into marine casualty investigations and self-incrimination. Journal of Business Law, Special Edition, (4), 299-318.

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Examines, with reference to the sinking of the Titanic, the evolution of marine casualty investigations. Reviews the disaster's influence on the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1914, the development of courts of marine inquiry, and the questions put to the Titanic's court of inquiry. Discusses the confidentiality of self-incriminating answers to questions put under the International Standards and Recommended Practices for a Safety Investigation into a Marine Casualty or Marine Incident, and notes the Titanic's influence on a 2005 Namibian marine casualty investigation

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0021-9460 (print)
Keywords: accidents, codes of practice, confidentiality, inquiries, legal history, namibia, privilege against self incrimination, safety at sea, ships
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions : Faculty of Business and Law > Southampton Law School
ePrint ID: 343071
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Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2012 10:35
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 14:34
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/343071

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