Commentary

36 Montreal Convention 1999

CARRIERS vol 6(1)B
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36 Montreal Convention 1999

| Commentary

36 Montreal Convention 1999

The Montreal Convention 19991 for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air was signed on 28 May 1999 and came into force in international law on 4 November 2003, 60 days after the deposit of the 30th instrument of ratification2. Unlike previous instruments of international law signed after the original Warsaw Convention came into force, the Montreal Convention expressly prevails over the original Warsaw Convention3 and all the instruments descended from it, with the result that the whole of the Warsaw Convention system ceases to have any effect on international carriage governed by

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