Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1971
The United Kingdom statute giving effect to the Hague Rules 1924 as amended by the Visby Protocol 1968. The Act came into force June 23rd, 1977. The Visby S.D.R. Protocol 1979 was given the force of law in the U.K. by the Merchant Shipping Act 1981, in force February 14th, 1984.