In accordance with the general principle of law that, as against a stranger to the bailment, possession counts as title1, the carrier of goods (in common with any other bailee) may at common law sue a third party wrongdoer for the torts of trespass, conversion or negligence in respect of any loss of or injury to the goods in all cases where an absolute owner of a chattel may do so, and may in each case recover damages as if he were the absolute owner2. In proceedings by a carrier against a third party in respect of the loss
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The right to notice means a right for the employee to remain in employment for the period of notice, not simply to be paid for it. An employer will therefore often include in the contract an express right to make a payment in lieu of notice ('PILON') as an alternative to giving notice, to ensure
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