Sale of Goods Act 1979

August 16, 2022

This legislation protects consumers and the purpose of this Act posits that goods being sold must be as described, of acceptable standards and fit for purpose, for their essential use. All goods that a sold, must match that of the sample shown in that of brochures, stores or showrooms.

Furthermore, this Act also lays down compulsory legal rules concerned with an array of presumptions and implied terms, which aim to reflect the commercial expectations in the most commonly agreed sales contracts. In the absence of contrary agreement these terms will govern a contract within the Act’s remit.

SALE OF GOODS ACT 1979 – Laws of Fiji