Commentary

102.3 Duty to redeliver

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
| Commentary

102.3 Duty to redeliver

| Commentary

102.3 Duty to redeliver

Under general law, a bailee is not obliged on the termination of the bailment to transport the chattel to the bailor’s residence or place of business1. The bailee is obliged only to make the chattel available for collection at his own residence or place of business2. A limited duty of this nature is plainly inadequate to serve the interests of parties to art loans, who will almost invariably make explicit provision for all matters of collection, couriering and transport. Since most museums have extensive knowledge and experience of the hazards to be

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