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Extracts from the Merchant Shipping Acts [of England]

Merchant Shipping Act 1894  *

PART V. SAFETY

Dangerous Goods

446. Restrictions on carriage of dangerous goods.

447. Penalty for misdescription of dangerous goods.

448. Power to deal with goods suspected of being dangerous.

449. Forfeiture of dangerous goods improperly sent or carried.

450. Saving for other enactments relating to dangerous goods.

PART VII. DELIVERY OF GOODS

Delivery of goods and lien for freight.

492. Definitions under Part VII.

493. Power of a shipowner to enter and land goods on default by owner of goods.

494. Lien for freight on landing goods.

495. Discharge of lien.

496. Provisions as to deposits by owners of goods.

497. Sale of goods by warehouseman.

498. Application of proceeds of sale.

499. Warehouseman's rent and expenses.

500. Warehouseman's protection.

501. Saving for powers under local Acts.

The Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Act 1900

(63 & 64 Vict c 32)

3. Limitation of liability where several claims arise on one occasion.

Merchant Shipping Act 1979

(a) IN RELATION TO VESSELS OTHER THAN HOVERCRAFT

17. Limitation of liability.

18. Exclusion of liability.

19. Provisions supplementary to ss 17 and 18.

SCHEDULE 4

Convention On Limitation Of Liability For Maritime Claims 1976

PART 1

CHAPTER I. THE RIGHT OF LIMITATION

ARTICLE 1 - Persons entitled to limit liability

ARTICLE 2 - Claims subject to limitation

ARTICLE 3 - Claims excepted from limitation

ARTICLE 4 - Conduct barring limitation

ARTICLE 5 - Counterclaims

CHAPTER II. LIMITS OF LIABILITY

ARTICLE 6 - The general limits

ARTICLE 7 - The limit for passenger claims

ARTICLE 8 - Unit of account

ARTICLE 9 - Aggregation of claims

ARTICLE 10 - Limitation of liability without constitution of a limitation fund

CHAPTER III. THE LIMITATION FUND

ARTICLE 11 - Constitution of the fund

ARTICLE 12 - Distribution of the fund

ARTICLE 13 - Bar to other actions

ARTICLE 14 - Governing law

ARTICLE 15

PART II- PROVISIONS HAVING EFFECT IN CONNECTION WITH CONVENTION

1. Interpretation

2. Right to limit liability

3. Claims subject to limitation

4. Claims excluded from limitation

5. The general limits

6. Limit for passenger claims

7. Units of Account

8. Constitution of fund

9. Distribution of fund

10. Bar to other actions

11. Meaning of 'court'

12. Meaning of 'ship'

13. Meaning of 'State Party'

IN RELATION TO HOVERCRAFT

SCHEDULE 4

PART I

CHAPTER I. THE RIGHT OF LIMITATION

ARTICLE 1 - Persons entitled to limit liability

ARTICLE 2 - Claims subject to limitation

ARTICLE 3 - Claims excepted from limitation

ARTICLE 4 - Conduct barring limitation

ARTICLE 5 - Counterclaims

ARTICLE 6 - The limits

[Articles 7 & 8 omitted]

ARTICLE 9 - Aggregation of claims

ARTICLE 10 - Limitation of liability without constitution of a limitation fund

CHAPTER III. THE LIMITATION FUND

ARTICLE 11 - Constitution of the fund

ARTICLE 12 - Distribution of the fund

ARTICLE 13 - Bar to other actions

CHAPTER IV. SCOPE OF APPLICATION

ARTICLE 15

PART II. PROVISIONS HAVING EFFECT IN CONNECTION WITH PART I OF THIS SCHEDULE

Interpretation

Distribution of fund

Bar to other actions

Meaning of 'Court'

Merchant Shipping Act 1981

1. Substitution of special drawing rights in limitation provisions of Merchant Shipping Acts.

2. Substitution of special drawing rights in limitation provisions of Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971.

3. Conversion of special drawing rights into sterling.

4. Extent.

5. Short title, citation, repeals and commencement.

SCHEDULE

Section 5 (3)

REPEALS

Endnotes

Endnotes

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