Hague Rules Law and Legal Definition

In maritime law, the Hague Rules refers to the international code defining the rights and liabilities of a carrier. The Hague Rules were introduced at the International Law Association meeting in Brussels in 1921 and after 1923 the rues were adopted as the Brussels Convention on Limitation of Liability.International rules that establish the rights and liabilities of carriers. The Hague Rules were meant to regulate and bring uniformity to bills of lading around the world.