Report No. 20
25. Evidence of adverse detention in suit or petition to recover possession of the goods.-
(1) Where, in a suit or petition by an owner of goods which have been let under a hire-purchase agreement to enforce a right to recover possession of the goods from the hirer, the owner proves that, before the commencement of the suit or petition and after the right to recover possession of the goods accrued, the owner made a request in writing to the hirer to surrender the goods, the hirer's possession of the goods shall, for the purpose of the owners claim to recover possession thereof, be deemed to be adverse to the owner.
[Cf. section 10, H.P.A., 1938]
(2) Nothing in this section shall affect a claim for damages for conversion.