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Inherent vice and perils of the seas: Supreme Court finalises their scope

Bugra, Aysegul (2011) Inherent vice and perils of the seas: Supreme Court finalises their scope Shipping and Trade Law, 11, (2), pp. 1-5.

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In Global Process Systems Inc v Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad ('The Cendor MOPU') [2011] UKSC 5, the Supreme Court dealt with the interpretation of the 'inherent vice' exclusion and in so doing widened the scope of the concept of 'perils of the sea'. The court held that the exclusion would not apply where the result of weather and sea conditions - albeit they are foreseeable and ordinary - are fortuitous.

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Published date: March 2011


Local EPrints ID: 176395
ISSN: 1471-9614
PURE UUID: 92e173dd-3348-4986-acda-3a56335554dd

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Date deposited: 07 Mar 2011 11:57
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:08

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Author: Aysegul Bugra

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