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Section 166, Contract Act 1872: Bailee Not Responsible On Redelivery To Bailor Without Title

Section 166 under the Chapter IX (Of bailment) of the Contract Act, 1872 of India - 'Bailee not responsible on redelivery to bailor without title', is reproduced hereunder:—

“If the bailor has no title to the goods, and the bailee, in good faith, delivers them back to, or according to the directions of, the bailor, the bailee is not responsible to the owner in respect of such delivery.”

Extra Notes for Readers

(1) Also, refer the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (1 of 1872).

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