2019 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 9 - Transportation of Freight and Passengers Generally
Article 3 - Transportation and Storage of Freight and Livestock
Part 4 - Freight Receipts, Freight Bills, and Freight Lists
§ 46-9-111. Issuance by railroad companies of duplicate freight receipts to shippers; contents of receipts; delivery of freight to consignee on presentation of railroad receipt

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-9-111 (2019)

All railroad companies in this state shall, on demand, issue duplicate freight receipts to shippers, which receipts shall state the class or classes of freight shipped, the freight charges over the road giving the receipt, and, so far as practicable, the freight charges over other roads that carry the freight. When the consignee presents the railroad receipt to the agent of the railroad that delivers such freight, the agent shall deliver the article shipped on payment of the rate charged for the class of freight mentioned in the receipt.


Ga. L. 1878-79, p. 125, § 13; Code 1882, § 719m; Civil Code 1895, § 2200; Civil Code 1910, § 2643; Code 1933, § 93-402.

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