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1Short title
This Act may be cited as the Carriers Act, 1865....
2Interpretation-clause
In this Act, unless there be something repugnant in the subject or context- "common carrier" denotes a person, other than the Government, engaged in the bu...
3Carriers not to be liable for loss of certain goods above one hundred rupees in value unless delivered as such.
No common carrier shall be liable for the loss of or damage to property delivered to him to be carried exceeding in value one hundred rupees and of the d...
4For carrying such property payment may be required at rates fixed by carrier
.- Every such carrier may require payment for the risk undertaken in carrying property exceeding in value one hundred rupees and of the description aforesaid,...
5The person entitled to recover in respect of property lost or damaged may also recover money paid for its carriage
.- In case of the loss or damage to property exceeding in value one hundred rupees and of the description aforesaid, delivered to such carrier to be carried,...
6In respect of what property liability of carrier not limited or affected by public notice. Carriers, with certain exceptions, may limit liability by special contract
The liability of any common carrier for the loss of or damage to any property delivered to him to be carried, not being of the description contained in the ...
7(So far as it relates to railways) has been rep.by the Indian Railways Act, 1890 (9 of 1890) s.72.
7. Liability of owner of railroad or tram road constructed under Act 22 of 1863, not limited by special contract. In what case owner of railroad or tram road...
8Common carrier liable for loss or damage caused by neglect or fraud of himself or his agent
.- Notwithstanding anything hereinbefore contained, every common carrier shall be liable to the owner for loss of or damage to any property delivered to such ...
9Plaintiffs, in suits for loss, damage, or non-delivery, not required to prove negligence or criminal act
In any suit brought against a common carrier for the loss, damage or non-delivery of goods entrusted to him for carriage, it shall not be necessary for the p...
Schedule
Gold and silver coin.Gold and silver in a manufactured or unmanufactured state.Precious stones and pearls.Jewellery. Time-pieces of any description.Trinke...
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