(The Hague Rules), as amended by the Protocol of 23 February ( Visby Rules). (Brussels, 21 December ). THE CONTRACTING PARTIES TO . (1) The Hague-Visby Rules have the force of law in Canada in respect of force of law to the additional Protocol concluded at Brussels on December 21, Hague-Visby Rules (bills of lading). Having recognized the utility of fixing by agreement certain uniform rules of law relating to bills d.d. 3.

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International Maritime Conventions –

States shall communicate to the depositary the manner of calculation or the result of the conversion as the case may be, when depositing an instrument of ratification of the Protocol of or of accession thereto and whenever there is a change in either.

The value of the national currency, in terms of the Special Drawing Right, of a State which is not a member of the International Monetary Fund, shall be calculated in a manner determined by that State. Views Read Edit View history. For instance, although Article I c of the Rules exempts live animals and deck cargo, section 1 7 restores those items into the category of “goods”.

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Hague–Visby Rules

Democratic Republic of the Congo. Hague-Visby Rules Marginal note: JohnsonL.

Bareboat Demise Time Voyage. The Governor in Council may, by order, declare that an amendment made in accordance with Article VIII of the Protocol to any of the limits of liability specified in paragraph 1 of Article 7 or in Article 8 of the Convention, including the deductibles referred to in Article visvy, has the force of law in Canada.

Article VI 1 This Protocol shall be ratified. Nothing in this Part affects the operation of rulez other Part of this Act, or sections, and of the Canada Shipping Actor a provision of any other Act or regulation that limits the liability of owners of ships.


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Force of law Article II 1 Article 4, paragraph 5 a of the Convention is replaced by the following: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Powers of Admiralty Court Article X 1 Each State may at the time of signature, ratification or accession or at any time thereafter declare by written notification to the Belgian Government which among the territories for whose international relations it is responsible, are those to which the present Protocol applies.

Nevertheless, a State which is not a member of the International Monetary Fund and whose law does not permit the application of the provisions of the preceding sentences may, at the time of ratification of the Protocol of or accession thereto or at any time thereafter, declare that the limits hatue liability provided for in this Convention to be applied in its territory shall be fixed as follows: The calculation and the conversion mentioned in the preceding sentences shall be made in such a manner as to express in the national currency of the State as far as possible the same real value for the amounts in sub-paragraph a of paragraph 5 of this Article as vizby expressed there in units of account.

Regulations and Orders Marginal note: The declarations and communications made in accordance with Article II. Also, whereas the Hague—Visby Rules require a ship to be vusby only “before and haguw the beginning” of the voyage, under the Rotterdam Rules the carrier will have to keep the ship seaworthy throughout the voyage although this new duty will be to a reasonable standard that is subject to the circumstances of being at sea.

This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat A controversial provision exempts the carrier from liability for “neglect or default of the master Other statutory limitations of liability The Hague—Visby Rules were incorporated into English law by the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act ; and English lawyers should note the provisions of the statute as well as the text of the rules. The modern Rotterdam Ruleswith some 96 articles, have far more scope and cover multi-modal transport but remain far from general implementation.

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If within six months from the date of the request for arbitration the Parties are unable to agree on the organisation of the arbitration, any one of those Parties may refer the dispute to the International Court of Justice by request in conformity with the Statute of the Court.

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Marine Liability Act

The Governor in Council may make regulations requiring insurance or other financial security to be maintained to cover liability to passengers under this Part. This provision is considered unfair to the shipper; and both the later Hamburg Rules which require contracting states to denounce the Hague—Visby Rules and Rotterdam Rules ahgue are not yet in force refuse exemption for negligent navigation and management.

The carrier’s duties are not “strict”, but require only a reasonable standard of professionalism and care; and Article IV allows the carrier a wide range of situations exempting them from liability on a cargo claim. This denunciation shall take effect one year after the date on which notification thereof has been received by the Belgian Government. If the Rules apply, the entire text of Rules is incorporated into the contract of carriage, and any attempt visvy exclude the Rules is void vibsy Article III 8.

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