Commercial Law Revision 1

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  • 1. 
    Which of these is wrong.s. 2 SGA:A contract of sale of goods is a contract by which the sellers
    • A. 


    • B. 

      Or agrees to transfer

    • C. 

      Property in goods to the buyer

    • D. 

      With possession

    • E. 

      For a money consideration called the price

  • 2. 
    Who said "[t]he English law of ownership and possession, unlike that in Roman law, is not a system of identifying absolute entitlement, but of priority of entitlement." in the case of Waverly Borough Council v Fletcher [1996] QB 334
  • 3. 
    Which of the following were found to be contracts for the sale of goods (as opposed to contract for work and services):
    • A. 

      Contract to make a set of dentures (Lee v Griffin (1861))

    • B. 

      Contract to print a book (Clay v Yates (1856))

    • C. 

      Contract to paint a portrait (Robinson v Graves [1935])

    • D. 

      The supply of a meal in a restaurant (Lockett v Charles Ltd [1938])

    • E. 

      The supply and laying of a fitted carpet (Philip Head & Sons v Snowfronts Ltd [1970])

  • 4. 
    Which of the following have been found to be a contract for the sale of goods, as opposed to a contract for work and services?
    • A. 

      A fur jacket made to order (J Marcel Furriers Ltd v Tapper [1953])

    • B. 

      Supply and installation of animal feed hopper (H Parsons (Livestock) Ltd v Uttley Ingham & Co Ltd [1978])

    • C. 

      The supply of drugs by a vet when inoculating cattle (Dodd v Wilson)

  • 5. 
    S.5(1) SGA 1979:"the goods form part of the subject of a contract of sale may be either existing goods owned ... ................... by the seller, or goods to be manufactured or acquired by him after the making of the contract of sale, in ths Act called future goods."
  • 6. 
    S.5(3) SGA 1979:"An agreement purporting to sell .......... .......... does not amount to a sale, but an agreement to sell."
  • 7. 
    S.61(1)Specific goods means goods ................. ..... ................ ... at the time a contract of sale is made [and includes an undivided share, specified as a fraction or percentage, of goods identenfied as aforesaid] (as amended by Sale of Goods (Amendment) Act 1995).
  • 8. 
    The rule in Section 16 SGA that:"[subject to section 20A below] where there is a contract for the sale of unascertained goods no property in the goods is transferred to the buyer unless and until the goods are ascertained." is known as the ............. rule
  • 9. 
    In Kursell v Timber Operators & Contractors Ltd [1927] there was an agreement to sell all the trees in the forest over a 15 year period conforming to certain measurements.  The forest was nationalised so the question arose as to whether property had passed.  Did property pass?
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 10. 
    In what case did Lord Denning say of implied terms in the Act that they "ought not to be construed so narrowly as to force on parties to contract... [terms] different from what they must have intended"?
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