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CLEAN BILL OF LADING (B/L) Definition & Legal Meaning

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B/L with no adverse remarks or notations, called ‘clauses’, made by the shipping firm about the condition, packaging, or quantity of the goods being shipped. Importers and their banks typically require a clean B/L for payment under a letter of credit. Refer also to foul bill of lading.


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