Commentary

93.1 Identity as bailment

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93.1 Identity as bailment

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93 Legal nature of the transaction

93.1 Identity as bailment

When a museum lends an object, the legal relationship between the museum and the borrower is one of bailment1. The lending museum is the bailor and the borrower is the bailee. A bailment also arises when a museum borrows an object. On this occasion the lender is the bailor and the borrowing museum the bailee2. The law of bailment is the primary source of reference for the rights and duties and lenders and borrowers. It imposes special obligations on the parties, some of which differ from

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