What is the purpose of the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992?

Chiefly, it enables a consignee or endorsee of a bill of lading, on transfer of the Bill, to sue the carrier for loss or damage to the goods as though he was a party to the contract of carriage (the shipper and the carrier being the two parties).

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