State and explain the duties of a bailee in a bailment contract

  • Take delivery: the bailee is duty bound to take delivery of the goods the subject matter of the contract.
  • Reasonable care: the bailee is obliged to take reasonable care of the goods. He is not liable for ordinary wear and
  • Ordinary manner: the bailee must deal with the goods for the particular purpose for which the goods are
  • Insurance: it is the duty of the bailee to insure the goods for the duration they are in his custody.
  • Return the goods: the bailee must return the goods to the bailor as soon as the purpose for which they were bailed is accomplished



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