Vilhena Shipping Ltd. v. Agro-hall Ltd., 2003 FCT 756

In Admiralty Practice, Stays of Proceedings on (Updated )

This was an application by the Defendant to dismiss the proceedings or, alternatively, for a stay of proceedings. The ground for the application was that the Plaintiff had commenced parallel proceedings for the same relief in France. The Plaintiff had attempted to withdraw those proceedings but this was not allowed by the French Tribunal. Under the circumstances the Prothonotary declined …

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