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Part II Ambit of Sales Law, 8 Identifying the Boundaries of a Sales Contract

From: Global Sales and Contract Law

Ingeborg Schwenzer, Pascal Hachem, Christopher Kee

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 April 2024

Passing of property — Performance of contract — Conformity of goods
8.01 All legal systems examined in this work agree that a contract of sale usually implies that the seller is obliged to deliver the goods and transfer property (or cause to pass), and conversely the buyer has to pay the price.1 This is also the position adopted in uniform laws.2 Even if differential elements have been added to the definition of sale in many countries—for example, whether the price needs to be paid in money3—in essence the contract of sale remains the same. 8.02 Although the aim of a sale is the transfer of property from the seller to the buyer,...
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