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Contracts of Carriage by Air

2nd Edition

By Malcolm A. Clarke

Informa Law from Routledge

304 pages

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Contracts of Carriage by Air, Second Edition contains annotated analysis of the provisions of the international conventions governing the carriage of goods and passengers by air.

This book provides you with practical advice and brings you:

• An overall view of the two liability regimes, followed by a short history of the Warsaw Convention in its various versions and what led to agreement on a single regime, the Montreal Convention, as well as the threat to uniformity posed by EC Directives.

• A statement of the rules of interpretation applicable to conventions of uniform law, illustrated mainly by decisions of the air conventions.

• Commentary on the text of the 1999 Montreal Convention together with commentary on the text of the 1967 Warsaw Convention.

• Reference to decisions of the courts not only of the UK but also those of other common law countries, notably the USA, and countries of civil law, notably France and Germany.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction to the Conventions on Carriage by Air Chapter 1. The Scheme of Liability Chapter 2. Scope and Application of the Conventions Chapter 3. History: From Warsaw to Montreal Chapter 4. Rules of Interpretation Part 2: The Conventions and Commentary

About the Author

Malcolm Clarke is a Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge and a Professor of Commercial Contract Law at the University of Cambridge.

About the Series

Maritime and Transport Law Library

For academics and practitioners alike, our Maritime and Transport law library offers cutting edge research titles on the whole spectrum of transport law, including shipping, aviation, rail and road. Our authors come from the premier maritime institutions, law firms and chambers across the world and are among the leaders in their fields.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General
LAW / Maritime