According to the nature of bailment it may be categorized as under:
- On the basis of benefit: On the basis of benefit, bailment may be classified
into threetypes: a. Bailment for the exclusive benefit of bailor: where the bailor leaves goods in the safe custody of the bailee without any compensation to be paid e.g. goods are delivered to a neighbor or someone else for safe custody without any charge. Example: ‘A’ wants to send his cow to his brother ‘B’. He request‘C’ to do this job, and ‘C’ does so. This is a bailment for the exclusive benefit of ‘A’. b. Bailment for the exclusive benefit of bailee: Where the bailee receives goods for his own need or benefit without or does not compensate the bailor for it. For example:Delivery of motorcycleto a friend to go somewhere . c.Bailment for mutualbenefit of bailor and bailee: It is the most common type of bailment, the bailor delivers the goods to the bailee for some purpose and either he or the bailee gets the compensation for it. For example; Delivery of motorcycle to mechanicfor repair.
On the basis of reward: On the basis of reward, bailment may be classified into two types:-
Gratuitous bailment: It is one in which neither the bailor nor the bailee is entitled to any remuneration, e.g. depositing of goods for safe custody without any charge. “Naso” is popular in Nepalese society as