Commentary

28 Duty to abstain from deviation

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
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28 Duty to abstain from deviation

| Commentary

28 Duty to abstain from deviation

Although direct authority is scarce, it appears that a borrower who departs from one of the fundamental limitations imposed by the lender on his possession (for example, by using it for a different purpose or on a different route from that permitted1, or bailing it to a third party without authority)2 becomes strictly liable as an insurer and cannot escape on proof of reasonable care3.

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