Sale of Goods Act

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Sale of Goods Act (with its variations) is a stock short title used for legislation in Malaysia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the common law provinces of Canada relating to the sale of goods.

The Bill for an Act with this short title will have been known as a Sale of Goods Bill during its passage through Parliament.

Sale of Goods Acts may be a generic name either for legislation bearing that short title or for all legislation which relates to the sale of goods.



New Zealand[edit]

New Zealand's Sale of Goods Act was passed in 1908 by the Liberal Government of New Zealand. It has been amended several times, including by the Sale of Goods Amendment Act 1961 and the Sale of Goods Amendment Act 2003.[1]

United Kingdom[edit]

The Sale of Goods Act was replaced by the Consumer Rights Act 2015, which covers contracts entered into from 1 October 2015.[2] The earlier legislation was:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sale of Goods Act 1908". Parliamentary Counsel Office, New Zealand. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Sale of Goods Act". Which? Consumer Rights. Retrieved 1 March 2017.