Commentary

6.2 Independent contractors

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
| Commentary

6.2 Independent contractors

| Commentary

6.2 Independent contractors

Independent contractors to whom tasks involving the care of goods are delegated (such as sub-carriers) get possession once the goods are delivered to them; they are not mere custodians of the first possessor1. Where a carrier delegates the carriage to a subsidiary carrier, the first carrier gives up possession2, though he may retain a possessory reversion.

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