The Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act `1993

An Act to provide for the regulation of the multimodal transportation of goods, from any place in India to a place outside India, on the basis of a multimodal transport contract and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
1993
List of Chapters & Sections
  1. All sections

  2. 1
     Short title, extent and commencement
  3. 2
     Definitions
  4. 3
     No person to carry on business without registration
  5. 4
     Registration for multimodal transportation
  6. 5
     Cancellation of registration
  7. 6
     Appeal
  8. 7
     Issue of multimodal transport document
  9. 8
     Multimodal transport document to be regarded as document of title
  10. 9
     Contents of multimodal transport document
  11. 10
     Reservation in the multimodal transport document
  12. 11
     Evidentiary effect of the multimodal transport document
  13. 12
     Responsibility of the consignor
  14. 13
     Basis of liability of multimodal transport operator
  15. 14
     Limits of liability when the nature and value of the consignment have not been declared and stage of transport where loss or damage occurred is not known
  16. 15
     Limits of liability when the nature and value of the consignment have not been declared and stage of transport where loss or damage occurred is known
  17. 16
     Liability of the multimodal transport operator in case of delay in delivery of goods under certain circumstances
  18. 17
     Assessment of compensation
  19. 18
     Loss of right of multimodal transport operator to limit liability
  20. 19
     Limit of liability of multimodal transport operator for total loss of goods
  21. 20
     Notice of loss of or damage to goods
  22. 20A
     Period of responsibility
  23. 21
     Special provision for dangerous goods
  24. 22
     Right of multimodal transport operator to have lien on goods and documents
  25. 23
     General average
  26. 24
     Limitation on action
  27. 25
     Jurisdiction for instituting action
  28. 26
     Arbitration
  29. 27
     Delegation of power
  30. 28
     Multimodal transport contract to be made in accordance with this Act
  31. 29
     Act of override other enactments
  32. 30
     Power to make rules
  33. 31
     Repealed
  34. 32
     Repeal and savings