| Commentary

59.1 When title and risk pass

| Commentary

59: TITLE (OR PROPERTY) AND RISK

(For title and risk clauses see Form 59.1 [2066] onwards.)

59.1 When title and risk pass

Contracts for the sale of goods often address the question of when title and risk in the goods passes to the buyer. This issue also arises in some other types of contract, but less commonly. If a contract for the sale of goods does not deal specifically with these issues, terms may be implied under the Sale of Goods Act 1979, especially Sections 16 to 20. What follows is a summary of the relevant provisions of the Act.

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