2021 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 9 - Transportation of Freight and Passengers Generally
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 46-9-7. Time of Accrual of Actions Under Code Section 46-9-5

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-9-7 (2021)

For the purposes of Code Section 46-9-5, the cause of action in respect of a shipment of property shall be deemed to accrue upon delivery or tender of delivery thereof by the carrier, and not thereafter.

(Ga. L. 1933, p. 191, § 2; Code 1933, § 18-603; Ga. L. 2017, p. 774, § 46/HB 323.)

Code Commission notes.

- Pursuant to Code Section 28-9-5 in 2017, "Code Section 46-9-5" was substituted for "Code Section 46-9-6" in the heading and text.

The 2017 amendment, effective May 9, 2017, part of an Act to revise, modernize, and correct the Code, substituted "Code Section 46-9-6," for "Code Sections 46-9-5 and 46-9-6," near the beginning of this Code section.



- Who may maintain action to recover back excessive freight charge, 13 A.L.R. 289.

Expiration of period prescribed by bill of lading or statute for shipper's claim or action against carrier as affecting his right to avail himself of claim by recoupment in carrier's action against him, 140 A.L.R. 816.

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