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I. Conflict of Laws
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Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 25 (1996): Transport by Rail and by Road

Completed January 1994

Malcolm Clarke

1. Introduction. – The frequency and gravity of conflict of laws relating to the carriage of goods, whether by land or by sea, is attenuated by regimes of uniform substantive law1 for certain operations and by the use of standard forms of contract. For discussion today, a line m…

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Malcolm Clarke, “I. Conflict of Laws”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 20 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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