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By Adam Tanel

(Published in OTLA's The Litigator, March 2015)

Products must be fit for their ordinary use or their primary purpose.

The Sale of Goods Act (SGA) was initially conceived as consumer rights legislation, meant to protect the masses from unscrupulous merchants. However, a survey of recent SGA decisions shows more sails than sales. That is to say that a plurality of reported SGA decisions deals with the sale of yachts, equestrian facilities and other less than “everyday-Joe” pursuits. 

Read full article: Actions under the Sale of Goods Act