717. Nature of right of stoppage in transit.

The stoppage of goods in transit1 is fully considered elsewhere in this work2, and is dealt with here only as it affects carriers.

The right to stop goods in the course of their transit to the buyer is one of the remedies of an unpaid seller3 of the goods which may be exercised after he has parted with possession of the goods4 notwithstanding that the property in the goods may have passed to the buyer