Period of Responsibility of Carrier
Period of Responsibility for Liability of Carrier :-
1) The responsibility of the carrier for the goods under many convention covers the period during which the career is in charge of the goods at the port of loading, during the carriage and at the port of discharge.
2) For the purpose of this article the carrier is deemed to be in charge of the goods.
a) from the time has taken over the goods from
----- the shipper or a person acting on his behalf
----- an authority or other third party to whom, pursuant to law or regulations applicable at the port of loading, the goods must be handed over the shipment.
b) Until the time has delivered the goods.
----- by handing over the goods to consignee.
----- in case where the consignee does not receive the goods from the career by placing them at the disposal of the consignee in accordance with the contract or with the law or with the usage of the particular trade applicable at the port of discharge.
----- bu handing over the goods to an authority of other third party to whom, pursuant to law or regulations applicable at the port of discharge, the goods must be handed over.
In this article reference to the carrier or to the consignee means in addition to the carrier or consignee the servants or agents respectively of the carrier or the consignee.