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Unformatted text preview: Sale of Goods Act, 1930 (Pakistan) SALE OF GOODS ACT ACT NO. III OF 1930 [[5th March, 1930] An Act to define and amend the law relating to the sale of goods WHEREAS it is expedient to define and amend the law relating to the sale of goods; It is hereby enacted as follows:- CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY 1.Short title, extent and commencement ,- (1) This Act may be called the 2** Sale of Goods Act, 1930. 3 [(2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan.] (3) It shall come into force into force on the first day of July, 1930 1. For Statement of Objects and Reasons and for Report of Special Committee. See Gazette of India, 1929 Pt. V.p. 163: for Report of Select Committed, see ibid., 1930, Pt. V. p.1. This Act has been applied to Phulera in the Excluded Area of Upper Tanawal to the extent the Act is applicable in the N.-W.F.P. subject to certain modifications, and also extended to the Excluded Area of Upper Tanawal (N.-W.F.P.) other than Phulera with effect from such date and subject to such modifications as may be notified, see N.-W.F.P. (Upper Tanawal) (Excluded Area) Laws Regulations, 1950. It has also been extended to the Leased Areas of Balochistan, see the Leased Areas of Balochistan, see Gazette of India, 1937, Pt. I. p. 1499. 2. The word "Indian" omitted by the Federal Laws (Revision and Declaration) Act, 1951 (26 of 1951), S.3. and Second Schedule. 3. Subs. by the Central Laws (Statute Reforms) Ordinance, 1960 (21 of 1960). S.3. and Second Schedule. (with effect from the 14th October, 1955), for subsection (2) which was amended by the A.O., 1949 and Act 26 of 1951. 2. Definitions.---In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,--- (1) " buyer" means a person who buys or agrees to buy goods; (2) "delivery" means voluntary transfer of possession from one person to another; (3) goods are said to be in a " deliverable state" when they are in such state that the buyer would under the contract be bound to take delivery of them; (4) "document of title to goods" includes a bill of lading, dock- warrant, warehouse keeper's certificate, wharfingers' certificate, railway receipt, warrant or order for the delivery of goods and any other document used in ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorising or purporting to authorise, either by endorsement or by delivery, the possessor of the document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented; (5) "fault" means wrongful act or default; (6) "future goods" means goods to be manufactured or produced or acquired by the seller...
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