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Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Preliminary

    1. 1. Definition of “wrongful interference with goods”.

  3. Detention of goods

    1. 2. Abolition of detinue.

    2. 3. Form of judgment where goods are detained.

    3. 4. Interlocutory relief where goods are detained.

  4. Damages

    1. 5. Extinction of title on satisfaction of claim for damages.

    2. 6. Allowance for improvement of the goods.

  5. Liability to two or more claimants

    1. 7. Double liability.

    2. 8. Competing rights to the goods.

    3. 9. Concurrent actions.

  6. Conversion and trespass to goods

    1. 10. Co-owners.

    2. 11. Minor amendments.

  7. Uncollected goods

    1. 12. Bailee’s power of sale.

    2. 13. Sale authorised by the court.

  8. Supplemental

    1. 14. Interpretation.

    2. 15. Repeal.

    3. 16. Extent and application to the Crown.

    4. 17. Short title, etc.

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Uncollected Goods

      1. Part I Power to Impose Obligation to Collect Goods

        1. 1.(1) For the purposes of section 12(1) a bailee may,...

        2. Goods accepted for repair or other treatment

          1. 2.If a bailee has accepted goods for repair or other...

        3. Goods accepted for valuation or appraisal

          1. 3.If a bailee has accepted goods in order to value...

        4. Storage, warehousing, etc.

          1. 4.(1) If a bailee is in possession of goods which...

        5. Supplemental

          1. 5.Paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 apply whether or not the...

      2. Part II Notice of Intention to Sell Goods

        1. 6.(1) A notice under section 12(3) shall—

        2. 7.(1) The bailee shall not give a notice under section...

        3. Supplemental

          1. 8.For the purposes of this Schedule, and of section 26...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Transitional

      1. 1.This Act shall not affect any action or arbitration brought...

      2. 2.Subject to paragraph 1, this Act applies to acts or...

      3. 3.For the purposes of this Schedule, any claim by way...

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