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Court of Justice clarifies maritime passengers’ rights (Irish Ferries Ltd v National Transport Authority)

Published on: 14 September 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Justice clarifies maritime passengers’ rights (Irish Ferries Ltd v National Transport Authority)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

EU Law analysis: In the context of a case involving an Irish ferry company, the Court of Justice has clarified a number of provisions of the regulation concerning passengers’ rights when travelling by sea and inland waterways. It said that the regulation’s re-routing and compensation obligations if a service is cancelled are proportionate to the objectives pursued by Regulation (EU) 1177/2010. Written by Helen Hart, senior practice development lawyer, Lewis Silkin. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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