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Part VII Obligations of the Seller, 31 Conformity of the Goods

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, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 03 August 2020

Subject(s):
Conformity of goods — Failure to deliver and damages — Burden of proof and damages — Breach of contract — Conformity of the goods
31.01 In the overwhelming majority of cases the conformity of the goods delivered under a sales contract is the crucial point in legal proceedings. Given this eminent practical relevance, the rules on non-conformity established by a legal system are the acid test for that legal system’s sales law. The topic is complicated by the myriad of approaches to the myriad of issues. 31.02 Traditional positions adopted by various jurisdictions are still visible in modern legal architecture. As such, it is impossible to consider current sale of goods laws without first...
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