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United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea

UNITED NATIONS

UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW

United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea

UNITED NATIONS
Vienna, 2009

UNITED NATIONS PUBLICATION Sales No. E.09.V.9 ISBN 978-92-1-133672-6

Contents
Resolution adopted by the General Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 1 . General provisions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 1 . Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 2 . Interpretation of this Convention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 3 . Form requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 4 . Applicability of defences and limits of liability . . . . . . . Chapter 2 . Scope of application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 5 . General scope of application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 6 . Specific exclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 7 . Application to certain parties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 3 . Electronic transport records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 8 . Use and effect of electronic transport records . . . . . . . . . Article 9 . Procedures for use of negotiable electronic transport records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 10 . Replacement of negotiable transport document or negotiable electronic transport record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 4 . Obligations of the carrier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 11 . Article 12 . Article 13 . Article 14 . Article 15 . Article 16 . Carriage and delivery of the goods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Period of responsibility of the carrier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Specific obligations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Specific obligations applicable to the voyage by sea . . . Goods that may become a danger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sacrifice of the goods during the voyage by sea . . . . . . 1 4 5 5 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 11 11 12 12 12 13 13 13 14

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Chapter 5 .

Liability of the carrier for loss, damage or delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Article 17 . Article 18 . Article 19 . Article 20 . Article 21 . Article 22 . Article 23 . Basis of liability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Liability of the carrier for other persons . . . . . . . . . . . . Liability of maritime performing parties . . . . . . . . . . . . Joint and several liability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Calculation of compensation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Notice in case of loss, damage or delay . . . . . . . . . . . .

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