693. Extinction of right of action.

Any right of action1 under the CIV Rules2 based on the liability of the carrier3 in the case of death of, or personal injury to, passengers will be extinguished if notice of the accident to the passenger is not given4 within 12 months of the person entitled becoming aware of the loss or damage5, unless:

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    (1)     within that period the person entitled has addressed a claim to one of the designated carriers6;

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    (2)     within that period the carrier who is liable has learned of the accident to the passenger in some other way7;

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    (3)     notice of the accident has