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4. ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION OF THE HIGH COURT

(b) any question arising between the co-owners of a ship as to possession, employment or earnings of that ship;

(n) any claim by a master or member of the crew of a ship for wages (including any sum allotted out of wages or adjudged by a superintendent to be due by way of wages);

4.2 The jurisdiction applies:-

(a) in relation to all ships or aircraft, whether Malaysian or not and whether registered or not and wherever the residence or domicile of their owners may be;

8. OTHER MARITIME CLAIMS HEARD BY THE ADMIRALTY COURT

8.1 By virtue of Practice Direction No. 1 of 2012, the Admiralty Court shall also hear the following maritime claims:-

(k) disputes pertaining to the welfare of any seaman, including wages and contract of service;