Convention concerning International Carriage by Road
Agreement on International Carriage by Road (CMR) (signed in Geneva in 1956), primarily regulates issues such as:
- terms and conditions for the carriage of goods by road,
- shipping documents,
- freight carrier's liability,
- procedure for making claims and complaints,
- claims arising from carriage,
- transportation made by several successive carriers.
It should be noted that CMR applies to any agreements of carriage of goods by vehicles, regardless of the residence and nationality of the parties of the contract. If the place of taking over of the goods and the place of delivery of cargo, according to indications in the agreement are located in two different countries, of which at least one acceded to the Convention. CMR Convention shall also apply if the types of carriage listed in the Convention shall be implemented by institutions or government organizations of the Member States. CMR Convention is applicable in the wide range of services provided in international transport of goods by commercial carriers.
- Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR), Geneva, 19 May 1956