bailee for hire


bailee for hire
A person who takes personal property into his care and custody for a compensation. 8 Am J2d Bailm § 7.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • bailee for hire — A person to whom possession of personal property is transferred and who is compensated for caring for such property; e.g. a mechanic to whom an automobile is entrusted for repairs is a bailee for hire. See also bailment (bailment for mutual… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bailee for hire — A person to whom possession of personal property is transferred and who is compensated for caring for such property; e.g. a mechanic to whom an automobile is entrusted for repairs is a bailee for hire. See also bailment (bailment for mutual… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bailment for hire — see bailment Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. bailment for hire …   Law dictionary

  • bailment for hire — a bailment for the mutual benefit of the bailor and bailee for compensation (as where one hires the use of another s property or agrees to keep it safely or to transport it or where one bestows care, labor, or attention upon it) compare pledge …   Useful english dictionary

  • bailment for hire — A bailment in which the bailee is compensated; a bailment for the benefit of both parties. 8 Am J2d Bailm § 7 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • hire — 1 n 1: payment for the temporary use of something or for labor or services 2 a: the act or an instance of hiring from the date of hire until now b: the state of being hired: employment while he was in the hire of the …   Law dictionary

  • hire — Verb: To employ a person. To rent or engage the use of an article, receiving it as a bailee under obligation to return the article at the end of the term of the hiring. Farquhar v McAlevy, 142 Pa, 233. Noun: The amount paid or to be paid for the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • hire purchase — HP A method of buying goods in which the purchaser takes possession of them as soon as an initial instalment of the price (a deposit) has been paid; ownership is obtained when all the agreed number of subsequent instalments have been completed. A …   Accounting dictionary

  • hire purchase — HP A method of buying goods in which the purchaser takes possession of them as soon as an initial instalment of the price (a deposit) has been paid and obtains ownership of the goods when all the agreed number of subsequent instalments have been… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • lucrative bailee — The bailee of a lucrative bailment; a bailee for hire …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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