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Payne and Ivamy: Carriage of Goods by Sea 13th ed

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ISBN13: 9780406525604
ISBN: 0406525609
Published: August 1989
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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The subject of carriage of goods by sea is undoubtedly one of the most complex areas of the law. This classic textbook is thus written in a clear, straightforward style, by an author whose experience as a lecturer has shown him exactly what is required by his readers.;The opening chapter on commercial practice includes explanations of all the common shipping terms, thus providing a good foundation for understanding the more involved matters which are set out in subsequent chapters.

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Part 1 Commercial practice.
Part 2 Charter-parties: the types of charter party; voyage charter parties; time charter-parties; representations, conditions and warranties; frustration of a charter-party; release of one party from his obligations; The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.
Part 3 Bills of lading: the functions of a bill of lading; international conventions; The Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971; The Humburg Rules; some usual clauses in bills of lading; implied undertakings in bills of lading; transfer of rights and liabilities under a bill of lading; effect of subsequent re-indorsement; The Unfair Contract Terms Act; comparison of bill of lading with mate's receipt.
Part 4 The construction of charter-parties and bills of lading: some rules of construction; the evidence which is admissible; the conflicts of laws.
Part 5 The preliminary voyage: the undertaking to proceed to the port of loading; cancelling clauses; the application and scope of exception clauses; frustration of the preliminary voyage.
Part 6 Loading, discharge and delivery: loading; discharge; delivery.
Part 7 The exclusion and limitation of a shipowners' liability: the limitation of liability.
Part 8 The master: the duties of the master; the authority of the master.
Part 9 General average: particular and general average; conditions for general average contribution; general average sacrifice; general average expenditure; damage done to property of third parties; adjustment of general average contribution.
Part 10 Demurrage and despatch money: the difference between demurrage and damages for detention; the number of lay days; commencement of the lay days; effect of lay time not being fixed; effect of lay time being fixed; the completion of the loading; rate of demurrage; by whom demurrage is payable; accrual of right of action for demurrage.
Part 11 Freight: the different types of freight; by whom freight is payable; to whom freight is payable.
Part 12 Liens: possessory liens; maritime liens.
Part 13 Carriage of goods by hovercraft: applications of the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971; application of the Merchant Shipping Act 1979; application of the Crown Proceedings Act 1947; application of the Maritime Conventions Act 1911.