Commentary

108.4 Meaning of ‘satisfactory quality’

COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS vol 7(2)
| Commentary

108.4 Meaning of ‘satisfactory quality’

| Commentary

108.4 Meaning of ‘satisfactory quality’

Goods are of a ‘satisfactory quality’ if they meet the standard that a reasonable person would regard as satisfactory, taking into account:

  1. 108.4.1

        any description;

  2. 108.4.2

        the price (if relevant); and

  3. 108.4.3

        all other relevant circumstances1.

The quality of goods includes their state and condition and the following non-exhaustive list of factors (in appropriate cases)2:

  1. 108.4.4

        fitness for all3 the purposes for which goods of the kind in question are commonly4 supplied;

  2. 108.4.5

        appearance and finish5;

  3. 108.4.6

        freedom from minor defects6;

  4. 108.4.7

        safety7;

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