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THE INDIAN CONTRACT ACT, 1872 
____________ 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS 
____________ 
SECTIONS 
PREAMBLE 
 
PRELIMINARY 
1. Short title. 
Extent. 
Commencement. 
Saving. 
2. Interpretation-clause. 
 
CHAPTER I 
OF THE COMMUNICATION, ACCEPTANCE AND  
REVOCATION OF PROPOSALS 
3. Communication, acceptance and revocation of proposals. 
4. Communication when complete. 
5. Revocation of proposals and acceptances. 
6. Revocation how made. 
7. Acceptance must be absolute. 
8. Acceptance by performing conditions, or receiving consideration. 
9. Promises, express and implied. 
 
CHAPTER II 
OF CONTRACTS, VOIDABLE CONTRACTS AND VOID  
AGREEMENTS 
10. What agreements are contracts. 
11. Who are competent to contract. 
12. What is a sound mind for the purposes of contracting. 
13. “Consent” defined. 
14. “Free consent” defined. 
15. “Coercion” defined. 
16. “Undue influence” defined. 
17. “Fraud” defined. 
18. “Misrepresentation” defined. 
19. Voidability of agreements without free consent. 
19A. Power to set aside contract induced by undue influence. 
20. Agreement void where both parties are under mistake as to matter of fact. 
21. Effect of mistakes as to law. 
22. Contract caused by mistake of one party as to matter of fact. 
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THE INDIAN CONTRACT ACT, 1872 
____________ 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS 
____________ 
SECTIONS 
PREAMBLE 
 
PRELIMINARY 
1. Short title. 
Extent. 
Commencement. 
Saving. 
2. Interpretation-clause. 
 
CHAPTER I 
OF THE COMMUNICATION, ACCEPTANCE AND  
REVOCATION OF PROPOSALS 
3. Communication, acceptance and revocation of proposals. 
4. Communication when complete. 
5. Revocation of proposals and acceptances. 
6. Revocation how made. 
7. Acceptance must be absolute. 
8. Acceptance by performing conditions, or receiving consideration. 
9. Promises, express and implied. 
 
CHAPTER II 
OF CONTRACTS, VOIDABLE CONTRACTS AND VOID  
AGREEMENTS 
10. What agreements are contracts. 
11. Who are competent to contract. 
12. What is a sound mind for the purposes of contracting. 
13. “Consent” defined. 
14. “Free consent” defined. 
15. “Coercion” defined. 
16. “Undue influence” defined. 
17. “Fraud” defined. 
18. “Misrepresentation” defined. 
19. Voidability of agreements without free consent. 
19A. Power to set aside contract induced by undue influence. 
20. Agreement void where both parties are under mistake as to matter of fact. 
21. Effect of mistakes as to law. 
22. Contract caused by mistake of one party as to matter of fact. 
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SECTIONS 
23. What considerations and objects are lawful, and what not. 
 
Void agreements 
24. Agreement void, if considerations and objects unlawful in part. 
25.  Agreement without consideration, void, unless it is in writing and registered, or is a promise to 
compensate for something done, or is a promise to pay a debt barred by limitation law. 
26. Agreement in restraint of marriage, void. 
27. Agreement in restraint of trade, void. 
Saving of agreement not to carry on business of which good-will is sold. 
28. Agreements in restraint of legal proceeding void. 
Saving of contract to refer to arbitration dispute that may arise. 
Saving of contract to refer questions that have already arisen. 
Saving of a guarantee agreement of a bank or a financial institution. 
29. Agreements void for uncertainty. 
30. Agreements by way of wager, void. 
Exception in favour of certain prizes for horse-racing. 
Section 294A of the Indian Penal Code not affected. 
 
CHAPTER III 
OF CONTINGENT CONTRACTS 
31. “Contingent contract” defined. 
32. Enforcement of contracts contingent on an event happening. 
33. Enforcement of contracts contingent on an event not happening. 
34. When event on which contract is contingent to be deemed impossible, if it is the future conduct of 
a living person. 
35. When contracts become void which are contingent on happening of specified event within fixed 
time. 
When contracts may be enforced, which are contingent on specified event not happening within 
fixed time. 
36. Agreement contingent on impossible events void. 
 
CHAPTER IV 
OF THE PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACTS 
Contracts which must be performed 
37. Obligation of parties to contracts. 
38. Effect of refusal to accept offer of performance. 
39. Effect of refusal of party to perform promise wholly. 
By whom contracts must be performed 
40. Person by whom promise is to be performed. 
41. Effect of accepting performance from third person. 
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THE INDIAN CONTRACT ACT, 1872 
____________ 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS 
____________ 
SECTIONS 
PREAMBLE 
 
PRELIMINARY 
1. Short title. 
Extent. 
Commencement. 
Saving. 
2. Interpretation-clause. 
 
CHAPTER I 
OF THE COMMUNICATION, ACCEPTANCE AND  
REVOCATION OF PROPOSALS 
3. Communication, acceptance and revocation of proposals. 
4. Communication when complete. 
5. Revocation of proposals and acceptances. 
6. Revocation how made. 
7. Acceptance must be absolute. 
8. Acceptance by performing conditions, or receiving consideration. 
9. Promises, express and implied. 
 
CHAPTER II 
OF CONTRACTS, VOIDABLE CONTRACTS AND VOID  
AGREEMENTS 
10. What agreements are contracts. 
11. Who are competent to contract. 
12. What is a sound mind for the purposes of contracting. 
13. “Consent” defined. 
14. “Free consent” defined. 
15. “Coercion” defined. 
16. “Undue influence” defined. 
17. “Fraud” defined. 
18. “Misrepresentation” defined. 
19. Voidability of agreements without free consent. 
19A. Power to set aside contract induced by undue influence. 
20. Agreement void where both parties are under mistake as to matter of fact. 
21. Effect of mistakes as to law. 
22. Contract caused by mistake of one party as to matter of fact. 
2 
 
SECTIONS 
23. What considerations and objects are lawful, and what not. 
 
Void agreements 
24. Agreement void, if considerations and objects unlawful in part. 
25.  Agreement without consideration, void, unless it is in writing and registered, or is a promise to 
compensate for something done, or is a promise to pay a debt barred by limitation law. 
26. Agreement in restraint of marriage, void. 
27. Agreement in restraint of trade, void. 
Saving of agreement not to carry on business of which good-will is sold. 
28. Agreements in restraint of legal proceeding void. 
Saving of contract to refer to arbitration dispute that may arise. 
Saving of contract to refer questions that have already arisen. 
Saving of a guarantee agreement of a bank or a financial institution. 
29. Agreements void for uncertainty. 
30. Agreements by way of wager, void. 
Exception in favour of certain prizes for horse-racing. 
Section 294A of the Indian Penal Code not affected. 
 
CHAPTER III 
OF CONTINGENT CONTRACTS 
31. “Contingent contract” defined. 
32. Enforcement of contracts contingent on an event happening. 
33. Enforcement of contracts contingent on an event not happening. 
34. When event on which contract is contingent to be deemed impossible, if it is the future conduct of 
a living person. 
35. When contracts become void which are contingent on happening of specified event within fixed 
time. 
When contracts may be enforced, which are contingent on specified event not happening within 
fixed time. 
36. Agreement contingent on impossible events void. 
 
CHAPTER IV 
OF THE PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACTS 
Contracts which must be performed 
37. Obligation of parties to contracts. 
38. Effect of refusal to accept offer of performance. 
39. Effect of refusal of party to perform promise wholly. 
By whom contracts must be performed 
40. Person by whom promise is to be performed. 
41. Effect of accepting performance from third person. 
3 
 
SECTIONS 
42. Devolution of joint liabilities. 
43. Any one of joint promisors may be compelled to perform. 
Each promisor may compel contribution. 
Sharing of loss by default in contribution. 
44. Effect of release of one joint promisor. 
45. Devolution of joint rights. 
Time and place for performance 
46. Time for performance of promise, when no application is to be made and no time is specified. 
47. Time and place for performance of promise, where time is specified and no application to be 
made. 
48. Application for performance on certain day to be at proper time and place. 
49. Place for performance of promise, where no application to be made and no place fixed for 
performance. 
50. Performance in manner or at time prescribed or sanctioned by promise. 
Performance of reciprocal promises 
51. Promisor not bound to perform, unless reciprocal promisee ready and willing to perform. 
52. Order of performance of reciprocal promises. 
53. Liability of party preventing event on which the contract is to take effect. 
54. Effect of default as to that promise which should be first performed, in contract consisting of 
reciprocal promises. 
55. Effect of failure to perform at fixed time, in contract in which time is essential. 
Effect of such failure when time is not essential. 
Effect of acceptance of performance at time other than that agreed upon. 
56. Agreement to do impossible act. 
Contract to do an act afterwards becoming impossible or unlawful. 
Compensation for loss through non-performance of act known to be impossible or unlawful. 
57. Reciprocal promise to do things legal, and also other things illegal. 
58. Alternative promise, one branch being illegal. 
Appropriation of payments 
59. Application of payment where debt to be discharged is indicated. 
60. Application of payment where debt to be discharged is not indicated. 
61. Application of payment where neither party appropriates. 
Contracts which need not be performed 
62. Effect of novation, rescission, and alteration of contract. 
63. Promise may dispense with or remit performance of promise. 
64. Consequences of rescission of voidable contract. 
65. Obligation of person who has received advantage under void agreement, or contract that becomes 
void. 
66. Mode of communicating or revoking rescission of voidable contract. 
67. Effect of neglect of promisee to afford promisor reasonable facilities for performance. 
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THE INDIAN CONTRACT ACT, 1872 
____________ 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS 
____________ 
SECTIONS 
PREAMBLE 
 
PRELIMINARY 
1. Short title. 
Extent. 
Commencement. 
Saving. 
2. Interpretation-clause. 
 
CHAPTER I 
OF THE COMMUNICATION, ACCEPTANCE AND  
REVOCATION OF PROPOSALS 
3. Communication, acceptance and revocation of proposals. 
4. Communication when complete. 
5. Revocation of proposals and acceptances. 
6. Revocation how made. 
7. Acceptance must be absolute. 
8. Acceptance by performing conditions, or receiving consideration. 
9. Promises, express and implied. 
 
CHAPTER II 
OF CONTRACTS, VOIDABLE CONTRACTS AND VOID  
AGREEMENTS 
10. What agreements are contracts. 
11. Who are competent to contract. 
12. What is a sound mind for the purposes of contracting. 
13. “Consent” defined. 
14. “Free consent” defined. 
15. “Coercion” defined. 
16. “Undue influence” defined. 
17. “Fraud” defined. 
18. “Misrepresentation” defined. 
19. Voidability of agreements without free consent. 
19A. Power to set aside contract induced by undue influence. 
20. Agreement void where both parties are under mistake as to matter of fact. 
21. Effect of mistakes as to law. 
22. Contract caused by mistake of one party as to matter of fact. 
2 
 
SECTIONS 
23. What considerations and objects are lawful, and what not. 
 
Void agreements 
24. Agreement void, if considerations and objects unlawful in part. 
25.  Agreement without consideration, void, unless it is in writing and registered, or is a promise to 
compensate for something done, or is a promise to pay a debt barred by limitation law. 
26. Agreement in restraint of marriage, void. 
27. Agreement in restraint of trade, void. 
Saving of agreement not to carry on business of which good-will is sold. 
28. Agreements in restraint of legal proceeding void. 
Saving of contract to refer to arbitration dispute that may arise. 
Saving of contract to refer questions that have already arisen. 
Saving of a guarantee agreement of a bank or a financial institution. 
29. Agreements void for uncertainty. 
30. Agreements by way of wager, void. 
Exception in favour of certain prizes for horse-racing. 
Section 294A of the Indian Penal Code not affected. 
 
CHAPTER III 
OF CONTINGENT CONTRACTS 
31. “Contingent contract” defined. 
32. Enforcement of contracts contingent on an event happening. 
33. Enforcement of contracts contingent on an event not happening. 
34. When event on which contract is contingent to be deemed impossible, if it is the future conduct of 
a living person. 
35. When contracts become void which are contingent on happening of specified event within fixed 
time. 
When contracts may be enforced, which are contingent on specified event not happening within 
fixed time. 
36. Agreement contingent on impossible events void. 
 
CHAPTER IV 
OF THE PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACTS 
Contracts which must be performed 
37. Obligation of parties to contracts. 
38. Effect of refusal to accept offer of performance. 
39. Effect of refusal of party to perform promise wholly. 
By whom contracts must be performed 
40. Person by whom promise is to be performed. 
41. Effect of accepting performance from third person. 
3 
 
SECTIONS 
42. Devolution of joint liabilities. 
43. Any one of joint promisors may be compelled to perform. 
Each promisor may compel contribution. 
Sharing of loss by default in contribution. 
44. Effect of release of one joint promisor. 
45. Devolution of joint rights. 
Time and place for performance 
46. Time for performance of promise, when no application is to be made and no time is specified. 
47. Time and place for performance of promise, where time is specified and no application to be 
made. 
48. Application for performance on certain day to be at proper time and place. 
49. Place for performance of promise, where no application to be made and no place fixed for 
performance. 
50. Performance in manner or at time prescribed or sanctioned by promise. 
Performance of reciprocal promises 
51. Promisor not bound to perform, unless reciprocal promisee ready and willing to perform. 
52. Order of performance of reciprocal promises. 
53. Liability of party preventing event on which the contract is to take effect. 
54. Effect of default as to that promise which should be first performed, in contract consisting of 
reciprocal promises. 
55. Effect of failure to perform at fixed time, in contract in which time is essential. 
Effect of such failure when time is not essential. 
Effect of acceptance of performance at time other than that agreed upon. 
56. Agreement to do impossible act. 
Contract to do an act afterwards becoming impossible or unlawful. 
Compensation for loss through non-performance of act known to be impossible or unlawful. 
57. Reciprocal promise to do things legal, and also other things illegal. 
58. Alternative promise, one branch being illegal. 
Appropriation of payments 
59. Application of payment where debt to be discharged is indicated. 
60. Application of payment where debt to be discharged is not indicated. 
61. Application of payment where neither party appropriates. 
Contracts which need not be performed 
62. Effect of novation, rescission, and alteration of contract. 
63. Promise may dispense with or remit performance of promise. 
64. Consequences of rescission of voidable contract. 
65. Obligation of person who has received advantage under void agreement, or contract that becomes 
void. 
66. Mode of communicating or revoking rescission of voidable contract. 
67. Effect of neglect of promisee to afford promisor reasonable facilities for performance. 
4 
 
CHAPTER V 
OF CERTAIN RELATIONS RESEMBLING THOSE CREATED BY CONTRACT 
SECTIONS 
68. Claim for necessaries supplied to person incapable of contracting, or on his account. 
69. Reimbursement of person paying money due by another, in payment of which he is interested. 
70. Obligation of person enjoying benefit of non-gratuitous act. 
71. Responsibility of finder of goods. 
72. Liability of person to whom money is paid, or thing delivered, by mistake or under coercion. 
 
CHAPTER VI 
OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF BREACH OF CONTRACT 
73. Compensation for loss or damage caused by breach of contract. 
Compensation for failure to discharge obligation resembling those created by contract. 
74. Compensation for breach of contract where penalty stipulated for. 
75. Party rightfully rescinding contract, entitled to compensation. 
CHAPTER VII 
SALE OF GOODS 
76. —123. [Repealed.] 
 
CHAPTERVIII 
OF INDEMNITY AND GUARANTEE 
124. “Contract of indemnity” defined.  
125. Rights of indemnity-holder when sued. 
126. “Contract of guarantee”, “surety”, “principal debtor” and “creditor”. 
127. Consideration for guarantee. 
128. Surety?s liability. 
129. “Continuing guarantee”. 
130. Revocation of continuing guarantee. 
131. Revocation of continuing guarantee by surety?s death. 
132. Liability of two persons, primarily liable, not affected by arrangement between them that one 
shall be surety on other?s default. 
133. Discharge of surety by variance in terms of contract. 
134. Discharge of surety by release or discharge of principal debtor. 
135. Discharge of surety when creditor compounds with, gives time to, or agrees not to sue, principal 
debtor. 
136. Surety not discharged when agreement made with third person to give time to principal debtor. 
137. Creditor?s forbearance to sue does not discharge surety. 
138. Release of one co-surety does not discharge others. 
139. Discharge of surety of creditor?s act or omission impairing surety?s eventual remedy. 
140. Rights of surety on payment or performance. 
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1 
 
THE INDIAN CONTRACT ACT, 1872 
____________ 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS 
____________ 
SECTIONS 
PREAMBLE 
 
PRELIMINARY 
1. Short title. 
Extent. 
Commencement. 
Saving. 
2. Interpretation-clause. 
 
CHAPTER I 
OF THE COMMUNICATION, ACCEPTANCE AND  
REVOCATION OF PROPOSALS 
3. Communication, acceptance and revocation of proposals. 
4. Communication when complete. 
5. Revocation of proposals and acceptances. 
6. Revocation how made. 
7. Acceptance must be absolute. 
8. Acceptance by performing conditions, or receiving consideration. 
9. Promises, express and implied. 
 
CHAPTER II 
OF CONTRACTS, VOIDABLE CONTRACTS AND VOID  
AGREEMENTS 
10. What agreements are contracts. 
11. Who are competent to contract. 
12. What is a sound mind for the purposes of contracting. 
13. “Consent” defined. 
14. “Free consent” defined. 
15. “Coercion” defined. 
16. “Undue influence” defined. 
17. “Fraud” defined. 
18. “Misrepresentation” defined. 
19. Voidability of agreements without free consent. 
19A. Power to set aside contract induced by undue influence. 
20. Agreement void where both parties are under mistake as to matter of fact. 
21. Effect of mistakes as to law. 
22. Contract caused by mistake of one party as to matter of fact. 
2 
 
SECTIONS 
23. What considerations and objects are lawful, and what not. 
 
Void agreements 
24. Agreement void, if considerations and objects unlawful in part. 
25.  Agreement without consideration, void, unless it is in writing and registered, or is a promise to 
compensate for something done, or is a promise to pay a debt barred by limitation law. 
26. Agreement in restraint of marriage, void. 
27. Agreement in restraint of trade, void. 
Saving of agreement not to carry on business of which good-will is sold. 
28. Agreements in restraint of legal proceeding void. 
Saving of contract to refer to arbitration dispute that may arise. 
Saving of contract to refer questions that have already arisen. 
Saving of a guarantee agreement of a bank or a financial institution. 
29. Agreements void for uncertainty. 
30. Agreements by way of wager, void. 
Exception in favour of certain prizes for horse-racing. 
Section 294A of the Indian Penal Code not affected. 
 
CHAPTER III 
OF CONTINGENT CONTRACTS 
31. “Contingent contract” defined. 
32. Enforcement of contracts contingent on an event happening. 
33. Enforcement of contracts contingent on an event not happening. 
34. When event on which contract is contingent to be deemed impossible, if it is the future conduct of 
a living person. 
35. When contracts become void which are contingent on happening of specified event within fixed 
time. 
When contracts may be enforced, which are contingent on specified event not happening within 
fixed time. 
36. Agreement contingent on impossible events void. 
 
CHAPTER IV 
OF THE PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACTS 
Contracts which must be performed 
37. Obligation of parties to contracts. 
38. Effect of refusal to accept offer of performance. 
39. Effect of refusal of party to perform promise wholly. 
By whom contracts must be performed 
40. Person by whom promise is to be performed. 
41. Effect of accepting performance from third person. 
3 
 
SECTIONS 
42. Devolution of joint liabilities. 
43. Any one of joint promisors may be compelled to perform. 
Each promisor may compel contribution. 
Sharing of loss by default in contribution. 
44. Effect of release of one joint promisor. 
45. Devolution of joint rights. 
Time and place for performance 
46. Time for performance of promise, when no application is to be made and no time is specified. 
47. Time and place for performance of promise, where time is specified and no application to be 
made. 
48. Application for performance on certain day to be at proper time and place. 
49. Place for performance of promise, where no application to be made and no place fixed for 
performance. 
50. Performance in manner or at time prescribed or sanctioned by promise. 
Performance of reciprocal promises 
51. Promisor not bound to perform, unless reciprocal promisee ready and willing to perform. 
52. Order of performance of reciprocal promises. 
53. Liability of party preventing event on which the contract is to take effect. 
54. Effect of default as to that promise which should be first performed, in contract consisting of 
reciprocal promises. 
55. Effect of failure to perform at fixed time, in contract in which time is essential. 
Effect of such failure when time is not essential. 
Effect of acceptance of performance at time other than that agreed upon. 
56. Agreement to do impossible act. 
Contract to do an act afterwards becoming impossible or unlawful. 
Compensation for loss through non-performance of act known to be impossible or unlawful. 
57. Reciprocal promise to do things legal, and also other things illegal. 
58. Alternative promise, one branch being illegal. 
Appropriation of payments 
59. Application of payment where debt to be discharged is indicated. 
60. Application of payment where debt to be discharged is not indicated. 
61. Application of payment where neither party appropriates. 
Contracts which need not be performed 
62. Effect of novation, rescission, and alteration of contract. 
63. Promise may dispense with or remit performance of promise. 
64. Consequences of rescission of voidable contract. 
65. Obligation of person who has received advantage under void agreement, or contract that becomes 
void. 
66. Mode of communicating or revoking rescission of voidable contract. 
67. Effect of neglect of promisee to afford promisor reasonable facilities for performance. 
4 
 
CHAPTER V 
OF CERTAIN RELATIONS RESEMBLING THOSE CREATED BY CONTRACT 
SECTIONS 
68. Claim for necessaries supplied to person incapable of contracting, or on his account. 
69. Reimbursement of person paying money due by another, in payment of which he is interested. 
70. Obligation of person enjoying benefit of non-gratuitous act. 
71. Responsibility of finder of goods. 
72. Liability of person to whom money is paid, or thing delivered, by mistake or under coercion. 
 
CHAPTER VI 
OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF BREACH OF CONTRACT 
73. Compensation for loss or damage caused by breach of contract. 
Compensation for failure to discharge obligation resembling those created by contract. 
74. Compensation for breach of contract where penalty stipulated for. 
75. Party rightfully rescinding contract, entitled to compensation. 
CHAPTER VII 
SALE OF GOODS 
76. —123. [Repealed.] 
 
CHAPTERVIII 
OF INDEMNITY AND GUARANTEE 
124. “Contract of indemnity” defined.  
125. Rights of indemnity-holder when sued. 
126. “Contract of guarantee”, “surety”, “principal debtor” and “creditor”. 
127. Consideration for guarantee. 
128. Surety?s liability. 
129. “Continuing guarantee”. 
130. Revocation of continuing guarantee. 
131. Revocation of continuing guarantee by surety?s death. 
132. Liability of two persons, primarily liable, not affected by arrangement between them that one 
shall be surety on other?s default. 
133. Discharge of surety by variance in terms of contract. 
134. Discharge of surety by release or discharge of principal debtor. 
135. Discharge of surety when creditor compounds with, gives time to, or agrees not to sue, principal 
debtor. 
136. Surety not discharged when agreement made with third person to give time to principal debtor. 
137. Creditor?s forbearance to sue does not discharge surety. 
138. Release of one co-surety does not discharge others. 
139. Discharge of surety of creditor?s act or omission impairing surety?s eventual remedy. 
140. Rights of surety on payment or performance. 
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SECTIONS 
141. Surety?s right to benefit of creditor?s securities. 
142. Guarantee obtained by misrepresentation invalid. 
143. Guarantee obtained by concealment invalid. 
144. Guarantee on contract that creditor shall not act on it until co-surety joins. 
145. Implied promise to indemnify surety. 
146. Co-sureties liable to contribute equally. 
147. Liability of co-sureties bound in different sums. 
 
CHAPTER IX 
OF BAILMENT 
148. “Bailment”, “bailor” and “bailee” defined. 
149. Delivery to bailee how made. 
150. Bailor?s duty to disclose faults in goods bailed. 
151. Care to be taken by bailee. 
152. Bailee when not liable for loss, etc., of thing bailed. 
153. Termination of bailment by bailee?s act inconsistent with conditions. 
154. Liability of bailee making unauthorized use of goods bailed. 
155. Effect of mixture, with bailor?s consent, of his goods with bailee?s. 
156. Effect of mixture, without bailor?s consent, when the good can be separated. 
157. Effect of mixture, without bailor?s consent, when the goods cannot be separated. 
158. Repayment, by bailor, of necessary expenses. 
159. Restoration of goods lent gratuitously. 
160. Return of goods bailed, on expiration of time or accomplishment of purpose. 
161. Bailee?s responsibility when goods are not duly returned. 
162. Termination of gratuitous bailment by death. 
163. Bailor entitled to increase or profit from goods bailed. 
164. Bailor?s responsibility to bailee. 
165. Bailment by several joint owners. 
166. Bailee not responsible on re-delivery to bailor without title. 
167. Right of third person claiming goods bailed. 
168. Right of finder of goods. 
May sue for specific reward offered. 
169. When finder of thing commonly on sale may sell it. 
170. Bailee?s particular lien. 
171. General lien of bankers, factors, wharfingers, attorneys and policy-brokers. 
Bailments of pledges 
172. “Pledge”, “Pawnor” and “Pawnee” defined. 
173. Pawnee?s right of retainer. 
174. Pawnee not to retain for debt or promise other than that for which goods pledged. 
Presumption in case of subsequent advances. 
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