Air Link Pty Limited v. Paterson (2005)

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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)


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.

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Case Law Summaries - Maritime Law / Air Law

Item type Article
DOI 10.1093/ulr/10.4.907
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Subjects Historical > RFCD Classification > 390000 Law, Justice and Law Enforcement
Historical > FOR Classification > 1801 Law
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Law
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)
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