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FIATA MODEL RULES FOR FREIGHT FORWARDING SERVICES(part 3)


source: author: time:2007-08-22  

PART III
THE CUSTOMER'S OBLIGATIONS AND LIABILITY

13. Unforeseen circumstances
In the event that the Freight Forwarder, in case of unforeseen circumstances, acts in the best interest of the Customer extra costs and charges have to be borne by the Customer.

14. No set-off
All monies due shall be paid without any reduction or deferment on account of any claim, counter-claim or set-off.

15. General lien
The Freight Forwarder shall, to the extent permitted by the applicable law, have a general lien on the Goods and any documents relating thereto for any amount due at any time to the Freight Forwarder from the Customer including storage fees and the cost of recovering same, and may enforce such lien in any reasonable manner which he may think fit.

16. Information
The Customer shall be deemed to have guaranteed to the Freight Forwarder the accuracy, at the time the Goods were taken in charge by the Freight Forwarder, of all particulars relating to the general nature of the Goods, their marks, number, weight, volume and quantity and, if applicable, to the dangerous character of the Goods, as furnished by him or on his behalf.

17. Duty of indemnification
17.1. General duty of indemnification
Except to the extent that the Freight Forwarder is liable according to the provisions of Part II, the Customer shall indemnify the Freight Forwarder for all liability incurred in the performance of the Freight Forwarding Services.

17.2. Duty of indemnification in respect of General Average
The Customer shall indemnify the Freight Forwarder in respect of any claims of a General Average nature which may be made on him and shall provide such security as may be required by the Freight Forwarder in this connection.

18. The Customer's liability
The Customer shall be liable to the Freight Forwarder for all loss or damage, costs, expenses and official charges resulting from the Customer's inaccurate or incomplete information or instructions or the handing over by the Customeror any person acting on his behalf to the Freight Forwarder, or to any other person to whom the Freight Forwarder may become liable, of Goods having caused death or personal injury, damage to property, environmental damage or any other type of loss.


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