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CONTRACT OF CARRIAGE Definition & Legal Meaning

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Binding contract (usually demonstrated by any airway bill, lading bill, or ticket of a passenger) which includes terms of transportation that state the duties and privileges of a transporter and a passenger/shipper. The transporter takes the responsibility of delivering passengers/ goods from a given point of departure to a given destination, in exchange of fare/freight. . This contract tackles issues particularly related to things being carried, liability associated with it, and remuneration for damage, injuiry, or loss to the passengers/goods is measured, allocated, and paid. In passenger transport industries like cruise ship, airline etc. it also includes the transporter


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