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13 Making the distinction between gratuitous bailments and bailments for reward

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13 Making the distinction between gratuitous bailments and bailments for reward

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13 Making the distinction between gratuitous bailments and bailments for reward

A bailment for reward (or mutual advantage) is one which either confers or can reasonably be expected to confer a benefit on both parties. Normally one party gets a monetary payment while the other gets the benefit of some service to the goods. The service is usually provided by the bailee to the bailor, as where a bailor bails goods for storage1 or to be worked on for payment2, but it may be provided by the bailor to the bailee, as where goods are bailed on hire3.

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