The Sale of Goods Act `1930

An Act to define and amend the law relating to the sale of goods.
1930
List of Chapters & Sections
  1. All sections

  2. 1
     Short title, extent and commencement
  3. 2
     Definitions
  4. 3
     Application of provisions of Act 9 of 1872
  5. 4
     Sale and agreement to sell
  6. 5
     Contract of sale how made
  7. 6
     Existing or future goods
  8. 7
     Goods perishing before making of contract
  9. 8
     Goods perishing before sale but after agreement to sell
  10. 9
     Ascertainment of price
  11. 10
     Agreement to sell at valuation
  12. 11
     Stipulations as to time
  13. 12
     Condition and warranty
  14. 13
     When condition to be treated as warranty
  15. 14
     Implied undertaking as to title, etc
  16. 15
     Sale by description
  17. 16
     Implied conditions as to quality or fitness
  18. 17
     Sale by sample
  19. 18
     Goods must be ascertained
  20. 19
     Property passes when intended to pass
  21. 20
     Specific goods in a deliverable state
  22. 21
     Specific goods to be put into a deliverable state
  23. 22
     Specific goods in a deliverable state, when the seller has to do anything thereto in order to ascertain price
  24. 23
     Sale of unascertained goods and appropriation
  25. 24
     Goods sent on approval or “on sale or return”
  26. 25
     Reservation of right of disposal
  27. 26
     Risk prima facie passes with property
  28. 27
     Sale by person not the owner
  29. 28
     Sale by one of joint owners
  30. 29
     Sale by person in possession under voidable contract
  31. 30
     Seller or buyer in possession after sale
  32. 31
     Duties of seller and buyer
  33. 32
     Payment and delivery are concurrent conditions
  34. 33
     Delivery
  35. 34
     Effect of part delivery
  36. 35
     Buyer to apply for delivery
  37. 36
     Rules as to delivery
  38. 37
     Delivery of wrong quantity
  39. 38
     Instalment deliveries
  40. 39
     Delivery to carrier or wharfinger
  41. 40
     Risk where goods are delivered at distant place
  42. 41
     Buyer’s right of examining the goods
  43. 42
     Acceptance
  44. 43
     Buyer not bound to return rejected goods
  45. 44
     Liability of buyer for neglecting or refusing delivery of goods
  46. 45
     “Unpaid seller” defined
  47. 46
     Unpaid seller’s rights
  48. 47
     Seller’s lien
  49. 48
     Part delivery
  50. 49
     Termination of lien
  51. 50
     Right of stoppage in transit
  52. 51
     Duration of transit
  53. 52
     How stoppage in transit is effected
  54. 53
     Effect of sub-sale or pledge by buyer
  55. 54
     Sale not generally rescinded by lien or stoppage in transit
  56. 55
     Suit for price
  57. 56
     Damages for non-acceptance
  58. 57
     Damages for non-delivery
  59. 58
     Specific performance
  60. 59
     Remedy for breach of warranty
  61. 60
     Repudiation of contract before due date
  62. 61
     Interest by way of damages and special damages
  63. 62
     Exclusion of implied terms and conditions
  64. 63
     Reasonable time a question of fact
  65. 64
     Auction sale
  66. 64A
     In contracts of sale, amount of increased or decreased taxes to be added or deducted
  67. 65
     [Repealed.]
  68. 66
     Savings