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Sale of Goods Act 1893

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Formation of the Contract

    1. Contract of Sale

      1. 1.Sale and agreement to sell

      2. 2.Capacity to buy and sell

    2. Formalities of the Contract

      1. 3.Contract of sale, how made

      2. 4.Contract of sale for ten pounds and upwards

    3. Subject matter of Contract

      1. 5.Existing or future goods

      2. 6.Goods which have perished

      3. 7.Goods perishing before sale but after agreement to sell

    4. The Price

      1. 8.Ascertainment of price

      2. 9.Agreement to sell at valuation

    5. Conditions and Warranties

      1. 10.Stipulations as to time

      2. 11.When condition to be treated as warranty

      3. 12.Implied undertaking as to title, &c

      4. 13.Sale by description

      5. 14.Implied conditions as to quality or fitness

    6. Sale by Sample

      1. 15.Sale by sample

  3. Part II Effects of the Contract

    1. Transfer of Property as between Seller and Buyer

      1. 16.Goods must be ascertained

      2. 17.Property passes when intended to pass

      3. 18.Rules for ascertaining intention

      4. 19.Reservation of right of disposal

      5. 20.Risk prima, facie passes with property

    2. Transfer of Title

      1. 21.Sale by person not the owner

      2. 22.Market overt

      3. 23.Sale under voidable title

      4. 24.Revesting of property in stolen goods on conviction of offender

      5. 25.Seller or buyer in possession after sale

      6. 26.Effect of writs of execution

  4. Part III Performance of the Contract

    1. 27.Duties of seller and buyer

    2. 28.Payment and delivery are concurrent conditions

    3. 29.Rules as to delivery

    4. 30.Delivery of wrong quantity

    5. 31.Instalment deliveries

    6. 32.Delivery to carrier

    7. 33.Risk where goods are delivered at distant place

    8. 34.Buyer's right of examining the goods

    9. 35.Acceptance

    10. 36.Buyer not bound to return rejected goods

    11. 37.Liability of buyer for neglecting or refusing delivery of goods

  5. Part IV Rights of Unpaid Seller against the Goods

    1. 38.Unpaid seller defined

    2. 39.Unpaid seller's rights

    3. 40.Attachment by seller in Scotland

    4. Unpaid Seller's Lien

      1. 41.Seller's lien

      2. 42.Part delivery

      3. 43.Termination of lien

    5. Stoppage in Transitu

      1. 44.Right of stoppage in transitu

      2. 45.Duration of transit

      3. 46.How stoppage in transitu is effected

    6. Re-sale by Buyer or Seller

      1. 47.Effect of sub-sale or pledge by buyer

      2. 48.Sale not generally rescinded by lien or stoppage in transitu

  6. Part V Actions for Breach of the Contract

    1. Remedies of the Seller

      1. 49.Action for price

      2. 50.Damages for non-acceptance

    2. Remedies of the Buyer

      1. 51.Damages for non-delivery

      2. 52.Specific performance

      3. 53.Remedy for breach of warranty

      4. 54.Interest and special damages

  7. Part VI Supplementary

    1. 55.Exclusion of implied terms and conditions

    2. 56.Reasonable time a question of fact

    3. 57.Rights and duties under Act enforceable by action

    4. 58.Auction sales

    5. 59.Payment into court in Scotland when breach of warranty alleged

    6. 60.Repeals

    7. 61.Savings

    8. 62.Interpretation of terms

    9. 63.Commencement

    10. 64.Short title

    1. Schedule

      This schedule is to be read as referring to the revised edition of the statutes prepared under the direction of the Statute Law Committee

      Enactments Repealed

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