Commentary

184 Rules governing the import and export of goods

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
| Commentary

184 Rules governing the import and export of goods

| Commentary

(d) Export and import

184 Rules governing the import and export of goods

A lender who proposes to lend an object overseas must comply with two sets of national laws affecting the cross-border movement of goods:

  1. 184.1

        the export and import laws of the lender’s own country; and

  2. 184.2

        the import and export laws of the country of destination.

Without such compliance, an itinerant object could be retarded at any one of four points: departure from the lending country, entry into the borrowing country, departure from the borrowing country and re-entry into the lending country1. It is prudent for the parties to

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