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Using the 10-Ps to Distinguish a Hire-Purchase Transaction from a Sale

As individuals, we embark on numerous commercial transactions of distinct nature daily. One of such transactions is the hire-purchase transaction. A hire-purchase transaction is one under which an owner of goods lets his goods out on hire to another person

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Sale of Goods Act Reform: Other considerations

In the last few weeks, we have discussed several issues relating to the Sale of Goods Act 1893 that should be reformed [see here, here, here, here and here]. In this concluding article relating to the reform of the sale

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Sale of Goods Act Reform: What does “goods” mean?

Quite obviously, the scope of the Sale of Goods Act 1893 relates to goods. What is however not quite certain is what the term “goods” covers. It is imperative to establish what amounts to goods as that is important in

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Sale of Goods Act Reform: Rejection for delivery of wrong quantity

There is the need to revisit the circumstances under which a buyer may reject goods where a wrong quantity was delivered by the seller. It is conceded that the delivery of wrong quantity ordinarily amounts to a breach of the

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Sale of Goods Act Reform: Reconciling the Provisions on the Examination and Acceptance of Goods

This article is another article in the series of articles highlighting possible reform issues in respect of the Sale of Goods Act 1893 presently in force in Nigeria. The two previous articles on the issue are available here and here.

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Sale of Goods Act in Nigeria and its Market Overt Exception

This article is a follow-up to the one last week [see here] which highlighted the necessity for a home-grown Sale of Goods Act being made for Nigeria. In this and subsequent articles on the Sale of Goods Act, we shall

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Sale of Goods Act in Nigeria: A century and a score and still going strong!

Incredibly, the Sale of Goods Act 1893 is still in force in Nigeria. This statute which became operational in Nigeria under the statutes of general application doctrine by which legislations of general application in force in the United Kingdom before

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