PARTIAL INVALIDITY If any provision in this Bill of Lading is held to be invalid or unenforceable by any court or regulatory or self-regulatory agency or body, such invalidity or unenforceability shall attach only to such provision. The validity of the remaining provisions shall not be affected thereby and this Bill of Lading shall be carried out as if such invalid or unenforceable provisions were not contained herein. JURISDICTION AND LAW CLAUSE The contract evidenced by or contained in this Bill of Lading shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Hong Kong law and, save as may be compulsorily applicable under the local law of the place of loading or that of discharge, any dispute arising hereunder shall be determined in the Courts of Hong Kong to which jurisdiction both the Merchant and the Carrier irrevocably agree to submit. 9. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 10. (1) (2) (3) 11. (1) (2) 12. (1) (2) (3) (A) (i) (ii) (iii) (B) (4) (5) 13. (1) (2) 14. 15. (1) (A) (B) (C) (D) (2) 16. (1) (2) 17. (1) (2) (3) 18. (1) (2) 19. 20. (1) (2) (3) 21. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) 22. (1) (2) 23. 24. 25. 1. 2. 3. (1) (2) (3) 4. (1) (2) 5. (1) (2) (3) (4) 6. (1) (A) (B) (C) (D) (2) (A) (B) (C) (3) (A) (i) (ii) (iii) (B) (i) (a) (b) (ii) (iii) (iv) (4) (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) (F) (G) 7. (1) (2) (3) 8. (1) (2) (3) RECEIVED by the Carrier in external apparent good order and condition unless otherwise stated the number of containers, packages or other customary freight units to be transported to such place as agreed, authorised or permitted herein and subject to all the terms and conditions appearing on the front and reverse of this Bill of Lading either written, printed or stamped or otherwise incorporated by which the Merchant agrees to be bound in accepting this Bill of Lading. DEFINITIONS “Carriage” means the whole or any part of the operations and services undertaken or performed by or on behalf of the Carrier in respect of the Goods covered by this Bill of Lading. “Carrier” on whose behalf this Bill of Lading has been signed means Schenkerocean Ltd, 35F., Skyline Tower, 39 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, S.A.R., China. “Charges” includes freight, all expenses, costs, detention, demurrage and any other money obligations incurred and payable by the Merchant and all collection costs for freight and other amounts due from the Merchant including attorneys' fees and court costs. “COGSA” means the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of the United States of America approved on 16 April 1936. “Combined Transport” arises where the Carriage called for by this Bill of Lading is not Port to Port. “Container” includes any container, trailer, transportable tank, lift van, flat, platform pallet or any similar article of transport used to consolidate Goods and any connected or accessory equipment. “Goods” includes the whole or any part of the cargo supplied by the Merchant and includes any Container or packing or equipment not supplied by or on behalf of the Carrier. “Hague Rules” means the provisions of the International Convention for Unification of Certain Rules relating to Bills of Lading signed at Brussels on 25 August 1924.
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