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International Conference on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 final act of the conference with attachment and Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976. by International Conference on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (1976 London, England)

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Published by Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Maritime law.,
  • Liability (Law)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesConvention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (1976). 1977.
ContributionsIntergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK1168.A332 A54 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4293240M
ISBN 109280110586
LC Control Number78320991

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(“Convention” below refers to the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims.) “1. The Convention and this Protocol shall, as between the Parties to this Protocol, be read and interpreted together as one single instrument. 2. Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, Done at London, 19 November Entry into force: 1 December Contracting States. as at September   Limitation of liability for maritime claims is an important system for the shipping industry. The original rationale for such a system was to encourage the shipping enterprise. However, in our today's much changed world, the system has been under severe attack and has been described as 'hopelessly anachronistic'. Yet, the debate over repeal or retention of the system is far from settled.   Limitation of liability for maritime claims is a concept of respectable antiquity which is now deeply entrenched in the maritime industry. Under this concept, the shipowner is entitled to limit his liability for maritime claims up to a maximum sum regardless of the actual amount of the claims.

Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, (London, 19 November ) THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION, HAVING RECOGNIZED the desirability of determining by agreement certain uniform rules relating to the limitation of liability for maritime claims,. HAVE DECIDED to conclude a Convention for this purpose and have thereto agreed as follows. Article 4 of the Convention, headed, “Conduct barring limitation”, states: “A person liable shall not be entitled to limit his liability if it is proved that the loss resulted from his personal act or omission, committed with the intent to cause such loss, or recklessly . international conference on limitation of liability for maritime claims final act of the conference with Posted By Clive CusslerMedia Publishing TEXT ID cd56 Online PDF Ebook Epub Library Top Law Conferences In Ica. international conference on limitation of liability for maritime claims final act of the conference with Posted By Frédéric DardMedia Publishing TEXT ID cd56 Online PDF Ebook Epub Library International Law Conferences In

The Convention also introduces changes regarding the persons who are entitled to limit liability and the claims which are subject to limitation. Under the Convention, as the full title implies, the owner of a seagoing ship was the party entitled to limit his liability. -governmental maritime ultative organization conference on limitation of 3ility it'or maritime claims, agenda. item 6 imea leg/com'.5/4/hdd.1 12 october original: englis'h consideration of draft convention on limitation of liability for e claims. Convention On Limitation Of Liability For Maritime Claims, Export PDFExport DOCExport DOCXExport XML THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION, HAVING RECOGNIZEDthe desirability of determining by agreement certain uniform rules relating to the limitation of liability for maritime claims. Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (LLMC Convention) [] Done at: London. Date enacted: In force: Content.