392. Special terms.

Whilst a cif transaction is usually effected on the broad lines previously mentioned1, with one or other of the variants indicated, special terms are often introduced which modify it in greater or less degree. For example, a cif contract modified so as to substitute a delivery order for a bill of lading2, and a certificate of insurance for a policy3, may nonetheless be a cif contract4. It is consequently important that any international contract for the sale of goods should be carefully scrutinised in order to see whether special terms have been expressly incorporated by the parties, and, if so, what is