In relation to the Sale of Goods Act, explain the circumstances when: (i) A buyer may reject the goods and repudiate the contract (ii) The buyer may lose the right to reject the goods

The buyer can reject the goods for breach of a condition to be performed the seller for example.
 If the seller delivers more goods than the quantity contracted for.
 If the seller delivers less goods than the quantity contracted for.
 If the seller delivers instalments contrary to the terms of the contract.
 If the seller delivers goods mixed with those of a different description.

In such circumstances, the buyer incurs no liability and any price paid is irrecoverable. The buyer may lose the right to reject the goods:
 If he has accepted the goods and given something in earnest to bind the contract.
 If the duration if any prescribed the contract has lapsed
 If no duration is prescribed the contract but reasonable time has lapsed.

 

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