17 Trader to have right to supply the goods etc
17 Trader to have right to supply the goods etc

(1)     Every contract to supply goods, except one within subsection (4), is to be treated as including a term—

(a)     in the case of a contract for the hire of goods, that at the beginning of the period of hire the trader must have the right to transfer possession of the goods by way of hire for that period,

(b)     in any other case, that the trader must have the right to sell or transfer the goods at the time when ownership of the goods is to be transferred.

(2)     Every contract to supply goods, except a contract for the hire of goods or a contract within subsection (4), is to be treated as including a term that—

(a)     the goods are free from any charge or encumbrance not disclosed or known to the consumer before entering into the contract,

(b)     the goods will remain free from any such charge or encumbrance until ownership of them is to be transferred, and