Sale of Goods Amendment Act 2003

Sale of Goods Amendment Act 2003

Public Act2003 No 35
Date of assent7 July 2003

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Sale of Goods Amendment Act 2003.

    (2) In this Act, the Sale of Goods Act 1908 is called the principal Act.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Interpretation
  • Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of the term goods, and substituting the following definition:

    goods includes—

    • (a) all chattels personal other than money or choses in action; and

    • (b) emblements, growing crops, and things attached to or forming part of the land that are agreed to be severed before sale or under the contract of sale; and

    • (c) to avoid doubt, computer software.

Legislative history

1 July 2003Divided from Consumer Protection (Definitions of Goods and Services) Bill (Bill 154-2), third reading