Commentary

101.1 Is there a contract for sale of goods?

COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS vol 7(2)
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101.1 Is there a contract for sale of goods?

| Commentary

(5) LEGISLATION—NON-CONSUMER TRANSACTIONS

A: SALE OF GOODS ACT 1979

101 ‘Contract for the sale of goods’ under the Sale of Goods Act 19791

101.1 Is there a contract for sale of goods?

A contract for the sale of goods is a sale by which the seller transfers or agrees to transfer the property in goods to the buyer for a money consideration, called the price2.

The Sale of Goods Act 1979 does not apply to the following types of contract or transactions:

  1. 101.1.1

        gifts (including advertising or promotional offers of goods)3;

  2. 101.1.2

        hire purchase;

  3. 101.1.3

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