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IEL Transport Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Transport Law includes information in book-length form written in English for 21 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in transport law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in transport law.  These monographs include a general introduction on transport law followed by specialized chapters on maritime and transport law, history of transport law, sources of transport law, jurisdiction and courts, and other transport.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

Each monograph follows the outline below.

The Authors
Table of Contents
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction

Part I: Introduction
1. Definitions and Notions
2. Main Sources of Transport Law
3. Jurisdiction and Courts
4. State Immunity and Transport Law
5. Transport Intermediaries

Part II: Maritime Law
1. The Vessel
2. Maritime Liens and Mortgages
3. Master and Crew
4. Liability and Limitation of Liability in Maritime Law
5. Charter Parties
6. Transport Under Bill of Lading
7. Piloting
8. Towing and Pushing Contract
9. Salvage and Assistance
10. General Average
11. Particular Average
12. Collisions
13. Marine Pollution
14. The Arrest of Ships
15. Carriage of Passengers

Part III: Other Transport
1. Transport by Road
2. Transportation by Rail
3. Inland Navigation
4. Air Transport
5. Multimodal Transportation 
Selected Bibliography

Subject Specialist

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
Librarian and Lecturer in Law

D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago Law School