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Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977

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1(1)For the purposes of section 12(1) a bailee may, in the circumstances specified in this Part of this Schedule, by notice given to the bailor impose on him an obligation to take delivery of the goods.

(2)The notice shall be in writing, and may be given either—

(a)by delivering it to the bailor, or

(b)by leaving it at his proper address, or

(c)by post.

(3)The notice shall—

(a)specify the name and address of the bailee, and give sufficient particulars of the goods and the address or place where they are held, and

(b)state that the goods are ready for delivery to the bailor, or where combined with a notice terminating the contract of bailment, will be ready for delivery when the contract is terminated, and

(c)specify the amount, if any, which is payable by the bailor to the bailee in respect of the goods and which became due before the giving of the notice.

(4)Where the notice is sent by post it may be combined with a notice under Part II of this Schedule if the notice is sent by post in a way complying with paragraph 6(4).

(5)References in this Part of this Schedule to taking delivery of the goods include, where the terms of the bailment admit, references to giving directions as to their delivery.

(6)This Part of this Schedule is without prejudice to the provisions of any contract requiring the bailor to take delivery of the goods.

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