Section 148 - Bailment bailor and bailee defined : Indian Contract Act
How Bailment bailor and bailee defined? Section 148 of Indian Contract Act
Section 148 of Indian Contract Act 1872 : "Bailment bailor and
148. A "bailment" is the delivery of goods by one person to
another for some purpose, upon a contract that they shall, when
the purpose is accomplished, be returned or otherwise disposed
of according to the directions of the person delivering them.
The person delivering the goods is called the "bailor". The
person to whom they are delivered is called the "bailee".
Explanation.-If a person already in possession of the goods
of another contracts to hold them as a bailee, he thereby
becomes the bailee, and the owner becomes the bailor of such
goods, although they may not have been delivered by way of