Indian Contract Act, Ch IX General lien of bankers, factors, wharfingers, attorneys and policy brokers

Bankers, factor, wharfingers, attorneys of a High Court and policy brokers may, in the absence of a contract to the contrary, retain as a security for a general balance of account, any goods bailed to them; but no other persons have a right to retain, as a security for which balance, goods, bailed to them, unless there is an express contract to that effect.