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The Sale of Goods, 3rd Edition by Bridge, M G (1st January 2014)

3 The Passing of Property

From: The Sale of Goods (3rd Edition)

M G Bridge

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 July 2019

Passing of property — Bills of lading
3.01 Sale of goods law deals with a hybrid transaction that consists of contract and conveyance. In contrast with the sale of land, sale of goods is informal and fast-moving. Consequently, the sequence of contract and conveyance is not as clearly differentiated as it is in the case of sale of land. The passing of property in goods affects contractual rights and duties. It is the fulcrum on which depend issues as diverse as the seller’s entitlement to sue for the price 1 and the incidence of risk of loss or casualty to the goods. 2 The passing of property may also...
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