2019 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 9 - Transportation of Freight and Passengers Generally
Article 4 - Transportation of Passengers
Part 1 - Transportation by Carriers Generally
§ 46-9-136. Carriage of baggage

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-9-136 (2019)
  • (a) A carrier of passengers may limit the value of the baggage which may be taken on board in proportion to the fare paid.

  • (b) A carrier of passengers shall be responsible for the value of lost baggage, regardless of whether an extra charge was demanded or paid for carriage of the baggage, provided that a carrier of passengers shall be responsible only for baggage placed in his custody; provided, further, that the liability of the carrier shall extend only to such articles as a traveler for business or pleasure would carry for his own use.

  • (c) A passenger shall not have the right to receive a reduction in fare by assuming custody of his own baggage.


Orig. Code 1863, §§ 2044, 2051; Code 1868, §§ 2045, 2048; Code 1873, §§ 2071, 2081; Code 1882, §§ 2071, 2081; Civil Code 1895, §§ 2280, 2288; Civil Code 1910, §§ 2731, 2742; Code 1933, §§ 18-220, 18-222.

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