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A person or party that entrusts goods to a bailee:‘the bailor warrants that he has the right to transfer possession’
- ‘Seetahal, a former magistrate, said the responsibility of the bailor was to ensure that the accused appeared in court for trial.’
- ‘Any contrary decision would make a serious and unjustifiable inroad on the rights of bailors, and for this inroad there does not appear to me to be any authority.’
- ‘I do not think that it was the Crown case that this was a dispute between a bailor and a bailee.’
- ‘Consent seems to me to be relevant only between the bailor and head bailee.’
- ‘Section 9 of the Act provides that there is an implied condition as to fitness for purpose where the bailor bails goods in the course of a business.’
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