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Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) (Geneva, 19 May 1956)

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) - (Geneva, 19 May 1956)

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Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) (Geneva, 19 May 1956)

Preamble

Chapter IV - Liability of the Carrier

Article 23

1. When, under the provisions of this Convention, a carrier is liable for compensation in respect of total or partial loss of goods, such compensation shall be calculated by reference to the value of the goods at the place and time at which they were accepted for carriage.

2. The value of the goods shall be fixed according to the commodity exchange price or, if there is no such price, according to the current market price or, if there is no commodity exchange price or current market price, by reference to normal value of goods of the same kind and quality.

3. Compensation shall not, however, exceed 25 francs per kilogram of gross weight short. "Franc" means the gold franc weighing 10/31 of a gramme and being of millesimal fineness 900.

4. In addition, the carriage charges, Customs duties and other charges incurred in respect of the carriage of the goods shall be refunded in full in case of total loss and in proportion to the loss sustained in case of partial loss, but no further damage shall be payable.

5. In the case of delay if the claimant proves that damage has resulted therefrom the carrier shall pay compensation for such damage not exceeding the carriage charges.

6. Higher compensation may only be claimed where the value of the goods or a special interest in delivery has been declared in accordance with articles 24 and 26.


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