Commentary

114 Ad hoc responses

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
| Commentary

114 Ad hoc responses

| Commentary

114 Ad hoc responses

A bailee who becomes the target of legal action concerning the borrowed object, but has made no advance provision for that event, might exert certain ad hoc remedies. In an extreme case the borrower could make a stakeholder claim or application but that may be considered inappropriate among members of the professional community1. The bailee, having evaluated the competing claims, might resist the return of the object to the bailor and propose to surrender it to the third party. That solution could founder on the principle of the bailee’s estoppel, and expose the bailee

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