Section 159 - Restoration of goods lent gratuitously: Indian Contract Act 1872

How to do Restoration of goods lent gratuitously? Section 159 of Indian Contract Act 1872

Section 159 of Indian Contract Act 1872 : "Repayment by bailor, of necessary expenses"

159 . The lender of a thing for use may at any time require its return, if the loan was gratuitous, even though he lent it for a specified time or purpose. But, if, on the face of such loan made for a specified time or purpose, the borrower has acted in such a manner that the return of the thing lent before the time agreed upon would cause him loss exceeding the benefit actually derived by him from the loan, the lender must, if he compels the return, indemnify the borrower for the amount in which the loss so occasioned exceeds the benefit so derived.




Section 146 - Co-sureties liable to contribute equally

Section 147 - Liability of co-sureties bound in different sums


Section 148 - Bailment bailor and bailee defined

Section 150 - Bailors duty to disclose faults in goods bailed



Section 151 - Care to be taken by bailee

Section 152 - Bailee when not liable for loss, etc., of thing bailed

Section 153 - Termination of bailment by bailees act inconsistent with conditions

Section 154 - Liability of bailee making unauthorised use of goods bailed

Section 155 - Effect of mixture with bailors consent of his goods with bailees



Section 156 - Effect of mixture without bailor's consent, when the goods can be separated

Section 157 - Effect of mixture, without bailor's consent, when the goods cannot be separated

Section 158 - Repayment by bailor, of necessary expenses

Section 159 - Restoration of goods lent gratuitously

Section 160 - Return of goods bailed on expiration of time or accomplishment of purpose



Section 161 - Bailees responsibility when goods are not duly returned

Section 162 - Termination of gratuitous bailment by death

Section 163 - Bailor entitled to increase or profit from goods bailed

Section 164 - Bailor's responsibility to bailee

Section 165 - Bailment by several joint owners

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