Commentary

71 General context of bailment remedies

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
| Commentary

71 General context of bailment remedies

| Commentary

71 General context of bailment remedies

Much of the law in this field is the general law. Bailors and bailees are often united by contract and may seek compensation by suing in contract and/or in tort, as well as in bailment. The boundary between damages and restitution is elusive, a fact reflected in the wider spheres of both contract and tort. Certain actions in tort are actions for wrongful interference with goods within the Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 and attract the relief specifically prescribed within that Act1. These statutory forms of relief are not peculiar to

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