special bailment


special bailment
A bailment affecting the public interest in such a way that the law has imposed on the bailee a liability more stringent than that of an ordinary bailee. Anno: 93 ALR 834; 8 Am J2d Bailm § 6.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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