Limitation of Liability for Personal Injury in New Zealand: ACC Meets the Sea

Bevan John Marten


This article discusses both the Convention for Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976 and the International Convention for the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea 1974 (the Athens Convention) in relation to New Zealand's comprehensive "no-fault" accident compensation scheme.


Limitation of liability; personal injury; accident compensation

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