Limitation of Liability
In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,-
(a) "claim" means a personal claim or property claim;
2[(b) "Convention" means the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 as amended from time to time;]
(c) "Fund", in relation to a vessel, means the limitation Fund constituted under section 352C;
(d)"liability", in relation to owner of a vessel, includes liability of the vessel herself;
(e)"occurrence" means an occurrence referred to in sub-section (1) of section 352A;
(f)"personal claim" means a claim resulting from loss of life or personal injury;
(g) "property claim" means any claim other than a personal claim arising from an occurrence.
3[(h) "salvor" means any person rendering services in direct connection with salvage operations.
Explanation.-For the purpose of this clause, "salvage operations" includes-
(i) the raising, removal, destruction or the rendering a ship harmless which is sunk, wrecked, stranded or abandoned including anything that is or has been on board such ship;
(ii) the removal, destruction or rendering the cargo of a ship harmless; and
(iii) the measures taken to avert or minimise loss to a ship or its cargo or both;
(i) "ship owner" means owner, charterer, manager,'and operator of a sea going ship;
(j) "Special Drawing Rights" means Special Drawing Rights as determined by the International Monetary Fund.]