The cases where a public carrier is relieved from the loss of goods.
The liability of a Public carrier are governed by both Indian and English laws. The carrier is relieved from paying loss for the goods in the following cases:
- The damages to goods are caused due to natural calamities like earthquake or storm or any Act of God.
- If the losses are caused due to the inherent nature of goods.
- If the loss to goods are caused due to enemy action like war or hazards.
- If the losses are caused after goods are reached at the place of destination.
- If there is a special contract between the carrier and the consignor.