3.1 CARGO ACCEPTABLE: CARRIER undertakes to transport, subject to the availability of suitable equipment and space all SHIPMENTS other than those restricted in these terms and conditions, unless otherwise excluded by CARRIER's regulations and provided:
3.1.1 the transportation, or the exportation or importation thereof is not prohibited by the laws or regulations of any country to be flown from, to or over;
3.1.2 they are packed in a manner ready for CARRIAGE as required by the issuing CARRIER and any subsequent CARRIER;
3.1.3 they are accompanied by the requisite shipping documents;
3.1.4 they are not likely to endanger aircraft or any other means of transportation, persons or property or cause annoyance to passengers.
3.2 CARGO REFUSAL: To the extent permitted by law the CARRIER reserves the right without assuming any liability to refuse CARRIAGE of CARGO when circumstances so require.
3.3 BOOKING CONFIRMATION: All SHIPMENTS must be booked with the CARRIER, are subject to a booking confirmation and to the availability of suitable equipment and space.
3.4 RESTRICTIONS TO SHIPMENT: CARRIER shall not be required to accept bookings for nor shall be liable for CARRIAGE performed based on wrong or incomplete information at the time of booking, regardless of what is stated on the face of the AIR WAYBILL, with respect to any CARGO or SHIPMENT including, but not limited to:
3.4.1 dangerous goods specified in and subject to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations;
3.4.2 live animals - all subject to the IATA Live Animals Regulations;
3.4.3 perishable or temperature sensitive CARGO and then only accepted on the basis that it is understood that CARRIER does not guarantee to maintain any temperature range regardless what may be indicated on the AIR WAYBILL or other SHIPMENT RECORD;
3.4.4 CARGO containing animal products;
3.4.5 human remains;
3.4.6 CARGO having irregular or oversize dimensions;
3.4.7 the following, and then only on the basis that CARRIER gives its express prior written consent in other than standard form documentation and prior arrangements have been expressly agreed, on terms as it shall specify from time to time:
(a) SHIPMENT or CARGO having a declared value for CARRIAGE;
(b) SHIPMENTS OR CARGO which SHIPPER states to contain high value or sensitive CARGO which requires special care or attention in transit;
(c) bullion and precious stones;
(d) bearer form of negotiable instruments including but not limited to bank notes, tax banderoles, telephone cards, bonds, stock certificates;
(e) firearms, parts thereof, weapons, ammunition, and replicas thereof including toys;
(f) courier on-board SHIPMENTS or CARGO; and/or
(g) other CARGO being CARGO that CARRIER has from time to time published as requiring special treatment or arrangement.
AND if CARGO falls under any of the above then all relevant information must be provided.
3.5 ADVANCE ARRANGEMENTS: Prior to accepting CARGO listed in Articles 3.4 to 3.5, advance arrangements shall be required. SHIPPER shall comply with all requirements stipulated by CARRIER from time to time.
3.6 ADVANCE DETAILS: Details to be given in relation to advance arrangements must indicate the nature and characteristics of the goods, place of departure, place of destination, routing and probable date of movement, and shall request advice as to whether or not the consignment will be accepted.
3.7 PACKING, MARKING OF CARGO: SHIPPER is responsible for ensuring that the CARGO is packed in an appropriate way for CARRIAGE so as to ensure that it can be carried safely with ordinary care in handling and so as not to injure or damage any persons, goods or property. Each package shall be legibly and durably marked so as to identify the SHIPPER and CONSIGNEE. CARGO not packed in accordance with IATA/ICAO regulations or other applicable laws or with incorrectly, uncompleted or inappropriate documentation (including but not limited to customs or equivalent documentation or declarations or other importation or exportation paperwork) or improper packaging may not be carried. CARRIER reserves the right to refuse the transportation of CARGO that is not suitably packed, marked and/or documented.
3.8 RESPONSIBILITY FOR NON-OBSERVANCE OF CONDITIONS RELATING TO CARGO: Notwithstanding that CARRIER may at its sole discretion effect the CARRIAGE of CARGO that is prohibited or subject to additional rules, regulations or requirements, responsibility for non-observance of the conditions relating to the CARRIAGE of CARGO rests upon the SHIPPER who shall indemnify CARRIER for any loss, damage, delay, liability or penalties CARRIER may incur because of CARRIAGE of any such CARGO.
3.9 CARRIER'S RIGHT TO INSPECTION: CARRIER reserves the right to examine the packaging and contents of all SHIPMENTS and to enquire into the correctness or sufficiency of information or documents tendered in respect of any SHIPMENT but CARRIER shall be under no obligation to do so.
3.10 UNIT LOAD DEVICES: When SHIPPER undertakes to load a unit load device (ULD), SHIPPER must comply with CARRIER's loading instructions and shall be liable for and indemnify CARRIER against all consequences of any non-compliance with such instructions. In the event that SHIPPER uses or otherwise takes control of CARRIER’s ULD, SHIPPER shall as a prerequisite execute CARRIER’s standard terms and conditions therefore or, if not executed, shall pursuant to these General Conditions of Carriage shall be deemed to have inspected and agreed to the same.