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Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) (1978 - the CMR Convention of Geneva, 19 May 1956 as amended by the CMR Protocol of Geneva, 5 July, 1978)

Preamble

[Preamble]

Chapter 1 - Scope of Application

Article 1

Article 2

Chapter II - Persons for whom the Carrier is Responsible

Article 3

Chapter III - Conclusion and Performance of the Contract of Carriage

Article 4

Article 5

Article 6

Article 7

Article 8

Article 9

Article 10

Article 11

Article 12

Article 13

Article 14

Article 15

Article 16

Chapter IV - Liability of the Carrier

Article 17

Article 18

Article 19

Article 20

Article 21

Article 22

Article 23

Article 24

Article 25

Article 26

Article 27

Article 28

Article 29

Chapter V - Claims and Actions

Article 30

Article 31

Article 32

Article 33

Chapter VI - Provisions Relating to Carriage Performed by Successive Carriers

Article 34

Article 35

Article 36

Article 37

Article 38

Article 39

Article 40

Chapter VII - Nullity of Stipulation to the Convention

Article 41

Chapter VIII - Final Provisions

Article 42

Article 43

Article 44

Article 45

Article 46

Article 47

Article 48

Article 49

Article 50

Article 51

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Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) (1978 - Geneva, 19 May 1956 as amended by Protocol to the CMR, Geneva, 5 July, 1978)

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Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) (1978 - the CMR Convention of Geneva, 19 May 1956 as amended by the CMR Protocol of Geneva, 5 July, 1978)

Preamble

Chapter 1 - Scope of Application

Article 1

1. This Convention shall apply to every contract for the carriage of goods by road in vehicles for reward, when the place of taking over of the goods and the place designated for delivery, as specified in the contract, are situated in two different countries, of which at least one is a contracting country, irrespective of the place of residence and the nationality of the parties.

2. For the purpose of this Convention, "vehicles" means motor vehicles, articulated vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers as defined in article 4 of the Convention on Road Traffic dated 19 September 1949.

3. This Convention shall apply also where carriage coming within its scope is carried out by States or by governmental institutions or organizations.

4. This Convention shall not apply:

(a) To carriage performed under the terms of any international postal convention;

(b) To funeral consignments;

(c) To furniture removal.

5. The Contracting Parties agree not to vary any of the provisions of this Convention by special agreements between two or more of them, except to make it inapplicable to their frontier traffic or to authorize the use in transport operations entirely confined to their territory of consignment notes representing a title to the goods.


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