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Part VII Obligations of the Seller, 34 Examination and Notice

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: 27 November 2020

Subject(s):
Examination and notice and obligations of the seller — Remedies for breach of contract — Conformity of goods
34.01 The idea of a buyer having to examine the goods and subsequently notifying a seller of any defects discovered is known to the overwhelming majority of legal systems. However, there is significant difference in both the purpose and the operation of this concept. 34.02 It should be noted from the outset that the failure by the buyer to examine the goods and notify the seller of any non-conformities discovered does not give rise to any liability on the part of the buyer. The legal consequences of such a failure are legal detriments to the buyer in that it loses...
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