624. Compensation payable by carrier.

Compensation which is payable by the carrier for total or partial loss of, or damage to, goods is calculated by reference to the value at the time and place at which they were accepted for carriage1. Unless there has been a declaration of value or special interest in delivery of the goods2, there is a limitation on the carrier's liability in the case of loss or damage3. In addition, the carriage charges, customs duties and 'other charges' in respect of the carriage of the goods must be refunded in full in a case of total loss and in proportion