Rules to determine the intention of the parties for transfer of property
When the intention of the parties as to the time when the property in the goods is to pass to the buyer cannot be ascertained from the contract, these intentions shall be interpreted with the help of the provisions contained in the Sale of Goods Act. These provisions are contained in Sec. 20 to 24 and deal with three different situations.
Transfer of ownership in case of
- Sale of specific goods
- Sale of unascertained goods
- Sale of goods on approval
Note: where the buyer has examined the goods or where he is given reasonable opportunity but has not examined the goods, there is no implied condition as regards defects which such examination should have revealed.