Section 161 Indian Contract Act 1872
Section 161 of the Indian Contract Act 1872 is about Bailee’s responsibility when goods are not duly returned. It is under CHAPTER IX of the Act. CHAPTER IX is titled OF BAILMENT.
Bailee’s responsibility when goods are not duly returned
If, by the default of the bailee, the goods are not returned, delivered or tendered at the proper time, he is responsible to the bailor for any loss, destruction or deterioration of the goods from that time.
Section 160 Indian Contract Act 1872 (Return of goods bailed, on expiration of time or accomplishment of purpose)