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CMR: Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods by Road

4th Edition

By Andrew Messent, David Glass

Informa Law from Routledge

438 pages

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Hardback: 9781138849372
pub: 2017-07-27
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Now in its fourth edition, this hallmark text provides a comprehensive, article-by-article guide to the workings of the CMR Convention, as incorporated into English Law by the Carriage of Goods by Road Act 1965.

This new edition is fully up to date with all major UK case law, plus major developments in the interpretation of the Convention in the case law of other Contracting States. Furthermore, the book includes expert guidance on the amendments introduced by the additional protocol concerning the electronic consignment note of 2008. The relationship between CMR and potentially conflicting legislation, in particular the Judgments Regulation of 2001 and the Judgments Regulation (recast) of 2012, are also usefully examined. Praised as well-written and extremely accessible, Messent and Glass offer a level of expert detail and referencing that cannot be found elsewhere.

This work is an invaluable reference tool that can be used by the busy legal practitioner, and by other road haulage industry professionals, in any contracting state, to solve the issues that confront them in daily practice. It is also an indispensable guide for academics and students of the international carriage of goods by road.

Table of Contents

1. Scope of Application of the Convention 2. Combined Transport 3. Carrier’s Liability for Third Parties 4. Documentation 5. The Performance of the Carriage 6. Liability of the Carrier 7. Delay, Non-Delivery and Cash on Delivery 8. Dangerous Goods 9. Compensation 10. Claims and Actions 11. Successive Carriage 12. Derogation from the Convention

About the Authors

Andrew Messent is a Partner at Gateley PLC, London.

David A. Glass is Senior Lecturer in Law, School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Commercial / International Trade
LAW / Maritime