Ritically assess the impact of the Hague-Visby Rules in relation to duties of a carrier.

Critically assess the impact of the Hague-Visby Rules in relation to duties of a carrier. (3,000 words)
Some guidance:

i · This question is asking you to demonstrate that you understand the key provisions of the Hague-Visby Rules within the context of carrieras duties more generally. This will involve not only identifying and explaining the main HVR provisions, but also how they differ from or alter the carrieras position under the common law.

i · Your discussion needs to be a?criticala, but this does not mean a?negativea. It means questioning things, or what their implications are, and building a logical and informed argument. For example: Can you think of any problems or aspects that have been overlooked in relation to what you are discussing? Any good points? Why? Are there any articles or judgments which conflict with or shed more light on your argument?

i · Try and think critically about what the point or purpose of HVR area what are they trying to do? What is their scope of application; do they cover all situations? What are their limitations, problems, successes? Why?

i · Make sure you back up your claims with references or research as thoroughly as you can. You will need to refer to and explain any relevant cases, readings or theories.

i · Clarity and precision are vitally important for achieving a good mark. Try to put your essay together into a logical argument, with analysis throughout and a coherent overall point. This is great way of demonstrating your critical understanding.

i · Think carefully about what the question is actually asking you. Pick it apart, and make sure you are tackling all elements.

Mandatory book to use: Indira Carr, International Trade Law, 4th ed (Cavendish 2010). As well as other academic sources: journals, articles, newspaper. Avoid non reliable websites.

NOTE: OSCALA referencing style should be used. This means that references should be provided with footnotes, on every argument. Pages of the sources should be identified in footnotes.