650. Examination of goods.

The carrier1 has the right to examine at any time whether the conditions of carriage have been complied with and whether the consignment corresponds with the entries in the consignment note made by the consignor2. If the examination concerns the contents of the consignment, it must be carried out as far as possible in the presence of the person entitled; where this is not possible, the carrier must require the presence of two independent witnesses, unless the laws and prescriptions of the state where the examination takes place provide otherwise3. If the consignment does not correspond with the entries