Commentary

19 General considerations

CARRIERS vol 6(1)B
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19 General considerations

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D: INTERNATIONAL CARRIAGE

1: INTRODUCTION

19 General considerations

In principle, a state is entitled to control the entry into its territory of persons, vehicles, and goods. International carriage is therefore only practicable to the extent that arrangements are in place to facilitate the admission of goods vehicles and their drivers and loads, railway vehicles and their loads, buses, coaches and passenger carriages and their occupants1.

In general, the regulatory aspect of international carriage has been dealt with by bilateral2 or multilateral treaty arrangements between individual states3. There are also multilateral conventions dealing with the terms

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