Boarding-House (Lien) Act 1908

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The Boarding-House (Lien) Act 1908

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THE BOARDING-HOUSE (LIEN) ACT 1908

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THE BOARDING-HOUSE (LIEN) ACT 1908

Index Section Page

1 Short title .......................................................................................................................... 5
2 Boarding-house keepers’ lien ........................................................................................ 5
Landlord or keeper of boarding-house may dispose, for debt contracted, of

goods left with him 5

Goods not to be sold until six weeks in landlord’s charge 6

Advertising sale of goods 6

ENDNOTES 7

TABLE OF LEGISLATION HISTORY 7
TABLE OF RENUMBERED PROVISIONS 7
TABLE OF ENDNOTE REFERENCES 7

The Boarding-House (Lien) Act 1908 Section 1


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THE BOARDING-HOUSE (LIEN) ACT 1908

Received Royal Assent: 4 July 1908
Promulgated: 6 July 1908
Commenced: 6 July 1908
AN ACT
for the relief of Innkeepers and Boarding-House and Lodging-House
Keepers.
1 Short title

This Act may be cited as ‘The Boarding-House (Lien) Act, 1908’.
2 Boarding-house keepers’ lien

The landlord, proprietor, keeper or manager of any boarding-house or lodging-
house shall have a lien upon and may retain any goods, chattels, carriages,
horses, ware, or merchandise which may have been deposited with him or left
in the house he keeps, or in the coach-house, stable, stable-yard, or other
premises appurtenant or belonging thereunto, where the person depositing or
leaving such goods shall be or become indebted to the said landlord, proprietor,
keeper, or manager, either for board or lodging, or for the keep and expenses of
any horse or other animals left with or standing at livery in the stables or fields
occupied by any such landlord, proprietor, keeper, or manager.
Landlord or keeper of boarding-house may dispose, for debt contracted, of
goods left with him
The landlord, proprietor, keeper, or manager of any hotel, inn, licensed public-
house, boarding-house, or lodging-house shall, in addition to his ordinary lien,
have the right absolutely to sell and dispose by public auction of any goods,
chattels, carriages, horses, ware, or merchandise which may have been
deposited with him or left in the house he keeps, or in the coach-house, stable,
stable-yard, or other premises appurtenant or belonging thereunto where the
person depositing or leaving such goods, chattels, carriages, horses, wares, or
merchandise shall be or become indebted to such landlord, proprietor, keeper,
or manager, either for any board or lodging, or for the keep and expenses of any
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horse or other animals left with or standing at livery in the stables or fields
occupied by any such landlord, proprietor, keeper, or manager.
Goods not to be sold until six weeks in landlord’s charge
Provided that no such sale shall be made until after the said goods, chattels,
carriages, horses, wares, or merchandise shall have been for the space of six
weeks in such charge or custody, or in or upon such premises without such debt
having been paid or satisfied, and that such landlord, proprietor, keeper, or
manager, after having out of the proceeds of such sale paid himself the amount
of any such debt, together with the costs and expenses of such sale, shall, on
demand, pay to the person depositing or leaving any such goods, chattels,
carriages, horses, wares, or merchandise, the surplus (if any) remaining after
such sale. Provided further that the debt for the payment of which a sale is
made, shall not be any other or greater debt than the debt for which the goods
or other articles could have been retained by the landlord, proprietor, keeper, or
manager under his lien.
Advertising sale of goods
Provided also that at least one month before any such sale the landlord,
proprietor, keeper, or manager shall cause to be inserted in one newspaper,
published and circulated in the Isle of Man, an advertisement containing notice
of such intended sale, and giving shortly a description of the goods and chattels
intended to be sold, together with the name of the owner or person who
deposited or left the same where known.
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ENDNOTES

Table of Legislation History

Legislation Year and No Commencement






Table of Renumbered Provisions

Original Current






Table of Endnote References