Unit 3 P6 M2

Topics: Tort, Tort, Damages, Damages, Contract, Contract / Pages: 4 (924 words) / Published: Aug 23rd, 2016
TASK 3(P6, M2, D2)
A. Explain the effects of legislation to protect consumer on contract for the sale of goods.
The Sale of Goods Act 1979 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which regulate contract in which supplies are bought and sold. The Act consolidates the Sale of Goods Act 1893 and following legislation, which in twist consolidate the previous ordinary law. The Act lays downward a small number of required legal rules, but these limits are least: the size of the Act is concerned with a collection of presumption and implied terms, which aspire to replicate the commercial prospect in the most commonly, decided sales contracts. In the absence of contrary contract these terms will government a contract in the Act's remit. The
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These are actual losses caused by the breach, other than in a direct and instant way. To get damages for this kind of loss, the no breaching party must show that the breaching party knows of the special situation or requirements at the time the contract was made.
Example: In the scenario above, if Business A know that Business B required the new furniture on a particular day because its old furnishings was send-off to be cart away the night before, the damages for breach of contract could include all of the damages awarded in the situation above,
• Payment for Business B’s cost in rent furniture awaiting the right furniture arrived.
2. Punitive Damages
(also called “exemplary damages”) are awarded to punish or create an example of a offender who have acted deliberately, unkindly or fraudulently. Different compensatory damages that are intended to cover actual loss, punitive damages are intended to discipline the offender for not good behavior and to discourage others from acting in an a like manner. Punitive damages are awarded in addition to compensatory

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