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CHAPTER 7 The bill of lading as a contract

Bills of Lading


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CHAPTER 7

The bill of lading as a contract

(A) Introduction

7.1 One of the key characteristics of a bill of lading is that it embodies or “evidences” a contract of carriage. In the words of Lord Selborne in Glyn Mills Currie & Co. v East and West India Dock Co.:1

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