Sale of Goods Act 1979

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Sale of Goods Act 1979

a UK Act which provides protection to the purchaser of a GOOD by laying down certain legal obligations which a supplier must fulfil as part of the CONTRACT OF SALE. These obligations include that the goods supplied correspond with the description of the goods and that goods are of merchantable quality that is, ‘fit for the purpose’ for which they are intended. See CONSUMER PROTECTION.
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When it replaced the Sale of Goods Act in October last year, the idea was that it made it much clearer for consumers to understand their rights, and for retailers to be able to deal with consumer problems.
Dealers are obliged to prepare the car before offering it for sale, including verifying the recorded mileage and have to abide by the full extent of the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 (in relation to vehicles purchased after 1 October 2015) and the Sale of Goods Act 1979 for purchases prior to this date.
The Sale of Goods Act 1979 - now the Consumer Rights Act 2015 - provides that consumers are entitled to a repair or replacement or refund where goods are faulty.
The Sale of Goods Act is about to be replaced by the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
The new Act replaces the Sale of Goods Act and the Supply of Goods and Services Act, which will still apply to purchases made before 1 October.
Your consumer rights are generally the same, so you can, for example, dispute a payment under the Sale of Goods Act.
If it turns out it isn't, you can rip the contract up and claim that the phone is not "fit for purpose" nor is it "as described" as per section 14 of the Sale of Goods Act.
There is a need to modernize Sale of Goods Act, 1930 to get rid of financial complexities and economic problems.
The disgruntled caller, who has been warned for wasting police time, contacted emergency services saying that she had breached Britain's Sale of Goods Act, Stuff.
You are entitled to return it for a refund under the Sale of Goods Act.
He also discussed about the litigations, debt purchase law, SARFESI, Sale of Goods Act etc.
Later chapters analyze specific UK legislation, such as the Sale of Goods Act of 1979, and the Supply of Goods and Services Act of 1982.