Transfer of Property

Why is it important to know the exact time when the property in goods passes from a seller to the buyer? Explain with examples the rules regarding the transfer of ownership of goods from seller to the buyer?

The object of the contract of sale is to transfer the ownership (property) of the goods to the buyer. Transfer of property is different from the transfer of possession of goods. Goods may still belong to seller though the possession may be with the buyer. The seller may still hold the goods, though buyer has …

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Either, discuss briefly the cases in which a seller can give a better title to the goods than he himself has. (1988, 1997, 1993, 2002, 2004) Or, “No seller of goods can give the buyer of goods a better title to those goods than what he himself possesses.” Examine this statement and mention (1988, 1993, 2002)whether there are any exceptions to his rule.

The principle embodied in the Latin maxim “Nemo dat quod non haber means “no person can give that which he has not”. In other words, it means that only the owner of the goods can sell them. This means the title of the transferee, ie, the buyer of the goods, cannot be better than that …

Either, discuss briefly the cases in which a seller can give a better title to the goods than he himself has. (1988, 1997, 1993, 2002, 2004) Or, “No seller of goods can give the buyer of goods a better title to those goods than what he himself possesses.” Examine this statement and mention (1988, 1993, 2002)whether there are any exceptions to his rule. Read More »