605. Persons to whom the CMR Convention applies.

The CMR Convention1 has the force of law in the United Kingdom2 so far as relating to the rights and liabilities of the following persons concerned in the carriage of goods by road under a contract to which it applies3:

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    (1)     the sender4;

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    (2)     the consignee5;

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    (3)     any carrier, including a successive carrier, who is a party to the contract of carriage6;

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    (4)     any employee, agent or other person of whose services the carrier makes use for the performance of the carriage, when such employee, agent or other person is acting within the scope of his employment7; and

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    (5)