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QLLM302 / QLLG004 Carriage of Goods (Sem 1)

Module Description

The module will cover essential aspects of the law relating to carriage of goods by sea (mandatory international law regulating carriage of goods contracts, international standard terms, functions of documents such as bills of lading, waybills and delivery orders, as well as electronic alternatives  to these documents, detailed discussion of logistics services and multimodal transport).

Module Aims

The module will build upon the understanding that students have from their undergraduate studies of notions of contract law. It will provide students with a sound foundation knowledge of carriage of goods law and an in-depth appreciation of the practical issues confronting lawyers when dealing with shipping disputes. It will encourage them to analyse areas of difficulty in the law and to apply their knowledge and critical abilities to factual problems.

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Mode of Assessment

2.15 hour written exam

Credits

22.5 Credits

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