Barzelex v. The "EBN Al Waleed", 2001 FCA 111

In Carriage of Goods by Sea on (Updated )

This was an appeal from the Federal Court Trial Division. The bill of lading contained a general paramount clause incorporating the Hague Rules as enacted in the country of shipment. The country of shipment was Turkey. However, Turkey had enacted the Hague Rules twice into its legislation. Initially, the Rules were enacted through ratification of the convention. This enactment gave …

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