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Type: Journal article
Title: The liability attached to the supply of containers by a maritime carrier: A comparative analysis of the French decsion M/V Matisse Coiur D'Appel D'aix-en-Provence 2EME Chambre - 15 Fevrier 2007
Author: Bordahandy, Pierre-Jean
Citation: MLAANZ Journal, 2007; 21 (2):178-182
Publisher: Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand
Issue Date: 2007
ISSN: 0811-4293
School/Discipline: Law School
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Pierre-Jean Bordahandy
Abstract: This article is based on a French Court decision about the legal nature of the contract of supply of containers. The author analyses the French Court's legal treatment of the contract for the supply of a shipping container and discusses the possible consequences of such a treatment. Subsequently to this, the author argues that, although legally understandable, the solution chosen by the French court is not necessarily the most appropriate particularly in the context of international trade and in regards of the necessary unification of that area of the law. This analysis is reached on the basis of a comparative law approach and by reference to the treatment of similar issue in various common law jurisdictions.
RMID: 0020076028
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