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Legal Definition and Related Resources of Bailee

Meaning of Bailee

One to whom a thing is delivered to be held according to the purpose or object of the delivery and to be returned to the owner or delivered over to some other , when the object has been accomplished, or for the purpose of accomplishing same. Phelps v People, 72 N. Y. 334. In the case of a bailment , the ownership or title of the thing delivered is not transferred to the bailee.

Bailee Alternative Definition

Contracts. One to whom goods are bailed. See “Bailment.”

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Bailment, Imputed Negligence, Mandate, Sale On Condition, Socida, Special Interest.


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English Legal System: Bailee

In the context of the English law, A Dictionary of Law provides the following legal concept of Bailee :

See bailment.


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