The Carriers Act 1830 was passed to protect common carriers on land from liability for loss or injury to any article where the value has not been declared by the consignor1. The Act provides for:
(1) limitation of the carrier's liability2;
(2) the specific articles to which the Act applies3;
(3) notices of and receipts for increased charges4;
(4) the amounts recoverable from the carrier5.
The Act does not apply where the value and nature of the property has been declared by the person delivering it and an increased charge, above the ordinary carriage, has been paid or agreed to
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