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Common Carrier

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Common Carrier

Meaning of Common Carrier

A carrier who undertakes to carry for hire all persons or goods for all persons without any discrimination . See Semon v Royal Indem. Co., (D. C.La.) 179 F. Supp. 403.

International Trade Meaning and Definition of Common Carrier

An individual, partnership, or corporation that transports persons or goods for compensation.

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Common Carrier in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Carrier, Embargo, Ferry, Railroad, Railway.

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Common carrier in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of common carrier.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

Common Carrier


See Also

  • See carrier.

Common Carrier


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