Commentary

37 State intervention

CARRIERS vol 6(1)B
| Commentary

37 State intervention

| Commentary

37 State intervention

Several states have used domestic law to reduce the restrictions on liability included in the Warsaw Convention system instruments1. The adoption of Council Regulation (EC) 2027/97 by the member states of the EC and EEA in 1997 is probably the most significant example2.

Another important example is the Montreal Agreement of 19663 which, originally, was an agreement among participating carriers operating services touching the United States in which they agreed, in relation to such services, to voluntarily increase applicable limits of liability for passenger death or injury to $75,000 per passenger (or $58,000 per

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