Section_14 - Consumers benefit from various protections...

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Consumers ’ benefit from various protections under the Sale of Goods Act 1979 . This Act was updated and amended by the Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994 . To benefit you must have entered into a ‘ contract of sale’ . Section 2(1) of the 1979 Act defines this as: ‘ a contract by which the seller transfers or agrees to transfer the property in goods to the buyer for a money consideration, called the price ’. Section 14 of the 1979 Act may impose various ‘ implied terms’ into your contract of sale. Two important statutory implied terms relate to ‘ satisfactory quality ’ and goods being ‘ reasonably fit for any particular purpose for which they were bought ’. Section 1 of the Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994 substantially updated section 14 of the 1979 Act. ‘ Satisfactory quality ’ is now defined by section 14(2A) - goods are of satisfactory quality if they meet the standard that a reasonable person would regard as satisfactory, taking account of any description of the
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This note was uploaded on 08/02/2010 for the course MNGMT 2343 taught by Professor Zccx during the Spring '99 term at 東京国際大学.

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