Australia & Montreal Convention

Australia has joined other member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in ratifying the Montreal Convention (MC) with new rules applying from January 24, 2009. The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules For International Carriage by Air signed in Montreal in 1999 (“Montreal Convention”) sets out a framework for determining […]


Australia has joined other member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in ratifying the Montreal Convention (MC) with new rules applying from January 24, 2009. The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules For International Carriage by Air signed in Montreal in 1999 (“Montreal Convention”) sets out a framework for determining the liability of air carriers for injury or death of a passenger, loss or damage to luggage or cargo and damage caused by delay in the transport of passengers, luggage or cargo which occurs during the course ofinternational carriage.