Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims
A. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY—PROPERTY DAMAGE, LOSS OFLIFE AND PERSONAL INJURY
Croatia has ratified the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976 (1976 Convention) and has been considered a Contracting State. The Croatian Parliament promulgated the Maritime Code on 8 December 2004 and it became effective from 29 December 2004. Part 6 of the Croatian Maritime Code (hereinafter MC) devotes section 1 to substantive issues concerning the limitation of the shipowner’s liability and section 2 to limitation proceedings.