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CIVIL AVIATION (CARRIERS' LIABILITY) ACT 1959 - SECT 33

Servants and agents of carrier

             (1)  If an action in respect of any damage is brought against a servant or agent of a carrier, the servant or agent, if he or she proves that he or she acted within the scope of his or her employment or authority, is entitled to avail himself or herself of the limits of liability, if any, which the carrier would be entitled to invoke under section 31 in an action against the carrier in respect of that damage.

             (2)  The aggregate of the amounts recoverable from the carrier, the carrier's servants and agents shall not exceed the limits referred to in the last preceding subsection.

             (3)  The right to bring an action against a servant or agent of a carrier in respect of any damage, being damage which gave rise to a cause of action against the carrier under this Part, is extinguished if the action is not brought within the time specified in the next succeeding section.



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