WHETHER SEIZURE OF CARGO BY LOCAL CUSTOMS AUTHORITIES AMOUNTED TO “GOVERNMENT INTERFERENCE”

On 4th April, an article from Ince Law considered a recent UK High Court decision which held that the seizure of a cargo by local customs authorities at the discharge port, leading to a delay in discharge, amounted to a “government interference” within the relevant charterparty provision, with the consequence that time lost would not count as demurrage.

https://www.incegdlaw.com/en/knowledge-bank/whether-seizure-of-cargo-by-local-customs-authorities-amounted-to-government-interference

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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