23. Business to consumer purchases of animals.

Where a 'trader'1 sells an animal2 to a 'consumer'3 the Consumer Rights Act 2015 applies4. The contract is to be treated as including certain terms and any contractual term that excludes or restricts the trader's liability, or the consumer's right or remedy, as to those terms, is not binding on the consumer5.

The contract is treated as including a term that the trader has the right to sell the animal6, that the quality of the animal supplied is satisfactory7, which includes freedom from minor defects8, that the animal is reasonably fit for purpose9 and that it matches any description that