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Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 083 : INNKEEPERS AND VICTUALERS

Subchapter 003 : LIABILITY OF INNKEEPERS

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 3143)
  • § 3143. Loss of samples, apparel, baggage; loss by fire or force

    (a) An innkeeper or hotel keeper shall not be liable for loss of or damage to articles known or used as "samples," unless such loss occurs through want of ordinary care and diligence of such innkeeper or hotel keeper.

    (b) An innkeeper or hotel keeper shall not be liable to a guest for the loss of wearing apparel or personal baggage unless such loss occurs through want of ordinary care and diligence of such innkeeper or hotel keeper.

    (c) An innkeeper or hotel keeper shall not be liable for loss in case of fire or overwhelming force where such innkeeper or hotel keeper has exercised ordinary and reasonable care in the custody of the baggage or other property of the guest.