Whilst the seller's right to stop in transit and to recover possession of the goods from the carrier depends upon the existence of the facts that the seller is unpaid1 and that the buyer is insolvent2, it is not necessary for the seller to prove to the carrier that such facts exist3. If the carrier complies with a seller's notice to stop goods in transit, he may find himself in a difficult position should it turn out that the seller was not entitled to stop the transit. If the buyer has demanded delivery and the carrier refuses, then he
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