Brief Comment on the UNCITRAL Draft Convention on the Carriage of Goods [Wholly or Partly] [by Sea]
【中文摘要】统一海上货物运输法的立法工作自1998年5月开始以来，已历经7 年，对草案的讨论也日渐成熟。从当前的会议讨论来看，这次草案对现行的海上货物运输公约的改动相当大，牵涉了包括适用范围、责任制度、提单制度等对承托 双方利益攸关的制度，并针对现行海运界新出现的情况，规定了一些新的制度。 尽管统一立法工作尚未完成，但这种大范围的改动，将对各国造成不同程度的影 响。为此，研究草案对现行公约的变动有其重大的意义。 【Abstract】It has been seven years since the legislative work on the unification of transport law on the carriage of goods by sea started in May 1998, and over time this discourse has become more nuanced. A review of the discussion of the recent meeting indicates that the draft has made significant changes to current conventions on the carriage of goods by sea, including changes in the scope of application, rules on liability, bill of lading system and other rules that closely relate to the interests of carriers and shippers. The draft has also developed some new rules in response to recent developments in the international maritime industry. Although the said legislative work has not been completed yet, the impact of the changes brought about so far in the draft will be varied internationally. Therefore, it is of great significance to study the changes made so far in the draft to the current convention.