Commentary

94.3 Specific type of contract

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
| Commentary

94.3 Specific type of contract

| Commentary

94.3 Specific type of contract

When the bailment is accompanied by contract, further questions may arise as to the type of contract. The contracts that underpin museum bailments are conventionally regarded as general (or innominate) in character, rather than as members of any specific contractual class. In certain circumstances, however, the contract may be one of hire of goods1. This type of bailment, unlike that of loan, involves a grant of possession for the use and enjoyment of the bailee in return for some benefit to the bailor. It can arise when the bailee’s consideration for the

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