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Air Link Pty Limited v. Paterson (2005)

Zeller, Bruno (2005) Air Link Pty Limited v. Paterson (2005). Uniform Law Review, 10 (4). pp. 908-910. ISSN 1124-3699 (print) 2050-9065 (online)

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Abstract

Claimant brought an action for damages in respect of a personal injury sustained when travelling on an interstate ticket from Queensland to New South Wales (Australia) issued by national air carrier. The Court took the view that it is an established principle that Australian law when borrowed from international conventions must be interpreted in line with international jurisprudence.

Item Type: Article
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Case Law Summaries - Maritime Law / Air Law

Uncontrolled Keywords: interpretation, Australian law, international conventions, international jurisprudence, limitation of actions, claim admissible, original statement of claim, common law, air transport, transport by air, Convention for the Unification of certain rules relating to international carriage by Air (Warsaw, 1929)
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 390000 Law, Justice and Law Enforcement
FOR Classification > 1801 Law
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Law
Depositing User: Ms Phung T Tran
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2012 03:24
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2012 23:46
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1588
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