Commentary

55 Breach of bailment

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
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55 Breach of bailment

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55 Breach of bailment

The bailee may argue that the bailor’s failure to collect the goods in time is a breach of a term of the bailment. The term may require the bailor to collect at a certain time, or within a reasonable time1. If the term is a condition or an innominate term, the breach may be repudiatory2. The bailee may then be entitled to accept the repudiation and renounce further performance under the bailment. In this manner, the bailee might relieve himself of any further duty to safeguard the goods3. The occurrence

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