651. Delivery of goods and assertion of consignee's rights.

The carrier1 must hand over the consignment note2 and deliver the goods to the consignee at the place designated for delivery against receipt and payment of the amounts due according to the contract of carriage3. After the arrival of the goods at the place of destination the consignee may ask the carrier to hand over the consignment note and deliver the goods to him4; if the loss of the goods is established or if the goods have not arrived on the expiry of the period provided for in cases of presumed loss5 the consignee may assert, in his own