Export trade law

 

Introduction
This coursework asks you to investigate the significance of the Hague-Visby Rules and the Sale of Goods Act within the export trade-
Learning Outcomes
1 Critically examine the legal principles underpinning the international trade market-
2 Critically appraise the legal basis of export sales and of carriage of goods
3 Appraise the obligations arising under charterparty agreements-
Coursework Specification and Corresponding Marks
Answer BOTH QUESTIONS
1- Give an account of the significance of “seaworthiness” within carriage of goods by sea-
50 marks
2- “The Hague-Visby rules lay down a basic statutory contract to protect the cargo-owner, but these protections fall well short of what is fair”-
Critically examine this statement, and discuss whether adopting other conventions might improve matters-
50 marks