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Part II Ambit of Sales Law, 6 General Remarks on the Ambit of Sales Law

From: Global Sales and Contract Law (2nd Edition)

Ingeborg Schwenzer, Edgardo Muñoz

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 02 June 2023

Contract — Choice of law — Goods

This chapter discusses the ambit of sales law. It clarifies how sales law is expected to protect different interests between the merchants and consumers. Many civil law jurisdictions operate on the dual system which meant there are numerous laws layers to apply to a sales transaction. One of the examples is commercial codes which impose a duty to give notice of any defects if both seller and buyer are merchants. A sales contract is subject to the rules of respective commercial codes determines by the parties involved. The chapter also tackles the matter of modern consumer protection laws.

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