Sale of Goods Act, 1930 – Section wise Bare Act

The Sale of Goods Act, 1930

Chapter-I Preliminary

Section-1 Short title, extent and commencement
Section-2 Definitions
Section-3 Application of provisions of Act 9 of 1872

Chapter-II Formation of the Contract

Section-4 Sale and agreement to sell
Section-5 Contract of Sale how made
Section-6 Existing or future goods
Section-7 Goods perishing before making of contract
Section-8 Goods perishing before sale but after agreement to sell
Section-9 Ascertainment of price
Section-10 Agreement to sell at valuation
Section-11 Stipulations as to time
Section-12 Condition and warranty
Section-13 When condition to be treated as warranty
Section-14 Implied undertaking as to title, etc.
Section-15 Sale by description
Section-16 Implied conditions as to quality or fitness
Section-17 Sale by sample

Chapter-III Effects of the Contract

Section-18 Goods must be ascertained
Section-19 Property passes when intended to pass
Section-20 Specific goods in a deliverable state
Section-21 Specific goods to be put into a deliverable state
Section-22 Specific goods in a deliverable state, when the seller has to do anything thereto in order to ascertain price
Section-23 Sale of unascertained goods and appropriation
Section-24 Goods sent on approval or “on sale or return”
Section-25 Reservation of right of disposal
Section-26 Risk prima facie passes with property
Section-27 Sale by person not the owner
Section-28 Sale by one of joint owners
Section-29 Sale by person in possession under voidable contract
Section-30 Seller or buyer in possession after sale

Chapter-IV Performance of the Contract

Section-31 Duties, of seller and buyer
Section-32 Payment and delivery are concurrent conditions
Section-33 Delivery
Section-34 Effect of part delivery
Section-35 Buyer to apply for delivery
Section-36 Rules as to delivery
Section-37 Delivery of wrong quantity
Section-38 Instalment deliveries
Section-39 Delivery to carrier or wharfinger
Section-40 Risk where goods are delivered at distant place
Section-41 Buyer’s right of examining the goods
Section-42 Acceptance
Section-43 Buyer not bound to return rejected goods
Section-44 Liability of buyer for neglecting or refusing delivery of goods

Chapter-V Rights of Unpaid Seller against the Goods

Section-45 “Unpaid seller” defined
Section-46 Unpaid seller’s sights
Section-47 Seller’s lien
Section-48 Part delivery
Section-49 Termination of lien
Section-50 Right of stoppage in transit
Section-51 Duration of transit
Section-52 How stoppage in transit is effected
Section-53 Effect of sub-sale or pledge by buyer
Section-54 Sale not generally rescinded by lien or stoppage in transit

Chapter-VI Suits for Breach of the Contract

Section-55 Suit for price
Section-56 Damages for non-acceptance
Section-57 Damages for non-delivery
Section-58 Specific performance
Section-59 Remedy for breach of warranty
Section-60 Repudiation of contract before due date
Section-61 Interest by way of damages and special damages

Chapter-VII Miscellaneous

Section-62 Exclusion of implied terms and conditions
Section-63 Reasonable time a question of fact
Section-64 Auction sale
Section-64A In contracts of sale, amount of increased or decreased taxes to be added or deducted
Section-65 Repealed.
Section-66 Savings

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