Implied obligation of reasonable despatch

Implied obligation of reasonable despatch. If no time is agreed for performance under a contract of carriage, it is implied that the carrier will complete his performance with “reasonable despatch”.


This means that the contract will be performed within a reasonable period of time, without delay, which is beyond the carrier’s control, provided that the carrier has acted reasonably and without negligence.

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