Law of Sale and Carriage of Goods

Law of Sale and Carriage of Goods

Definition and Essentials of Sale and Agreement to Sale, Differences between Sale and Agreement to Sale, Hire Purchase and Sale

Formation of Contract of Sale, Subject Matters of Contract of Sale, Different Types of Goods, Price and Fixing of Price,                                                                                                  Conditions and warranties,                                                                                        Transfer of Property, Transfer of Property in Specific Goods, Transfer of Property in   Uncertain and Future Goods, Transfer of Risk, Transfer of Title, Doctrine of Caveat Emptor                                                                                                                                     Performance of the Contract

Rights of Unpaid Seller against Goods, Remedies for Breach of Contract, Seller’s Remedies against Buyer, Buyer’s Remedies against Seller, Provisions of Auction Sale

Law Relating to Carriage:

Carriage by Land: Classification and Characteristics of Carrier, Common Carrier and Private Carrier, Rights, Duties and Liabilities of a Common Carrier; Railway as a Carrier,  Rights, Duties and Liabilities of Railway

Carriage by Sea: The Contract of Affreightment, Charter Party; Bill of Lading; Differences between Charter Party and Bill of Lading, Rights, Duties and Liabilities of a Carrier by Sea. Relevant Shipping and Maritime Laws;

Carriage by Air: Documents of Carriage; International Carriage by Air; Rules Relating to Liability and Quality of Damages; Internal Carriage by Air;

Relevant Laws:

1. The Sale of Goods Act, 1930

2. The Carriers Act, 1865

3. The Railways Act, 1890

4. The Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1925

5. Bills of Lading Act, 1856

6. The Carriage by Air Act, 1934

Books Recommended:

1. Principles of Mercantile Law  by Avtar Singh

2. Law of Sale Goods and Hire Purchase by Avtar Singh

3. Commercial Law by Sen and Mitra

4. Business Law by Charlesworth

5. Commercial Law by Gupta

6. Corporate and Economic Laws and Practices by V.S. Datey

7. Sale of Goods Act, 1930 by Dhaka Law Reports (DLR)

8. The Law of Sale of Goods & the Partnership Act by D.F. Mulla

9.  Law of Sale of Godds and Partnership by Dr. Nilima Chandiramani

10. Business Law by R.S.N. Pillai

(Also Additional Books, Journal Articles, Contemporary cases, materials form Websites will be discussed by the Course Teacher Concerned)