Hotel Proprietors Act, 1963

Duty to receive property.

5.—(1) Where sleeping accommodation is engaged for a person as a guest at a hotel, whether or not under special contract, the proprietor is under a duty to receive any property brought to the hotel by or on behalf of that person for which the proprietor has suitable accommodation.

(2) The liability imposed by this section applies to property brought to the hotel during the time for which the person is entitled to use the accommodation so engaged or during a reasonable period before or after that time.