CT 2.4A IMPLIED TERMS (INTRODUCTION)
Initially, at common-law the principle of caveat emptor (buyers beware) applied. As time and commercial transactions evolved, certain terms became necessary. Section 12-15 of the act implies certain conditions and warranties to a contract for the sale of goods to protect gullible buyers.
- Quiet possession. 12(2).
- Freedom from encumbrances. 12(3)
- Fitness for purpose 14(1)
- Merchantable quality. 14(2).
Sale by sample. 15.