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By Duygu Damar

The most purpose of the conventions on overseas delivery legislations is to restrict the legal responsibility of the service. despite the fact that, a side universal to those conventions is that during situations of 'wilful misconduct' the service is responsible with none monetary challenge. 'Wilful misconduct' denoting a excessive measure of fault is a longtime time period in English legislation. The conference for the Unification of sure principles in relation to foreign Carriage by means of Air (Warsaw conference) of 1929 used to be the 1st foreign conference on shipping legislations the place the time period used to be
employed. A definition of 'wilful misconduct', which are present in later conventions concerning carriage of products and passengers in addition, was once carried out within the Hague Protocol of 1955, amending the Warsaw conference. despite the fact that, the query as to precisely which measure of fault constitutes 'wilful misconduct' has to this point remained arguable and unanswered. This paintings seeks to reply to this query. To this finish, the historic historical past of the time period, including its functionality and position in marine assurance legislation, case legislation
and overseas shipping legislation, are tested from a comparative standpoint.

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