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Spectra International Plc -v- Hayesoak and Others

3rd Oct 1996

[1997] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 153

David Allen acted in this Carriage of Goods matter, applicability of RHA limitation provisions to parties in string carriage contracts

Carriage by road – Limitation of liability – RHA conditions – Sub-bailment – Goods stolen from defendants’ lorry – No contract between plaintiffs and defendants – Whether defendants could rely on RHA conditions against plaintiffs – Whether defendants entitled to limit liability – Correct approach to limitation.

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