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Part VII Obligations of the Seller, 28 General Remarks on Seller’s Obligations

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: 13 July 2024

Delivery and obligations of the seller — Conformity of the goods — Performance of contract — Delivery and transfer of title — Documents of title
28.01 It is almost trite to observe that the seller is subject to numerous obligations in a sales contract. These obligations may be self-imposed—that is, agreed to under the contract or subsidiarily imposed upon the seller by operation of law. 28.02 As a starting point, all jurisdictions recognize an obligation on the seller to deliver the goods to the buyer. This can be described as a characteristic obligation of a sales contract as without a delivery obligation the contract cannot properly be described as a sale. Whether delivery actually takes place is a...
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