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II. Contracts of Affreightment – Uniform Substantive Rules
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Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 26 (1996): Transport by Sea and Inland Waterways

Completed January 1994

Malcolm Clarke

A. The Conventions

39. Introduction. – The international conventions of note are those known as the Hague Rules, the Hague/Visby Rules and the Hamburg Rules.

The way in which one of the conventions applies to a particular case depends on the lex fori. If the forum state is party to the Rome

Convention,1 the uniform regime applies nonetheless, as art. 7 par. 2 provides…

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Malcolm Clarke, “II. Contracts of Affreightment – Uniform Substantive Rules”, 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 19 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_032602>
First published online: 2018



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