عنوان مقاله [English]
In maritime transport law deck carriage is an important issue. Whether a carrier is or is not allowed to carry goods on deck is a question that must be answered in each case and according to international rules and conventions (such as Hague Rules, Hamburg and Rotterdam Conventions) and domestic laws and regulations (including Maritime Law of Iran) governing the carriage as well as the type and terms and conditions set forth in bill of lading was issued. In general, the goods must be carried under deck and it is exceptional to carry the goods on deck. On the other hand, some goods according to the type and special features of each type normally load and carry on deck, such as live animals and dangerous goods. This paper according to international and domestic laws and regulations aims to describe the carriage on deck and carrier's liability.