Sale of Goods Act 1908

  • repealed
  • Sale of Goods Act 1908: repealed, on 1 September 2017, by section 345(1)(i) of the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (2017 No 5).
1 Short Title


The Short Title of this Act is the Sale of Goods Act 1908.

Enactments consolidated


This Act is a consolidation of the enactments mentioned in the Schedule.


All matters and proceedings commenced under the said enactments, and pending or in progress on the coming into operation of this Act, may be continued, completed, and enforced under this Act.


This Act is divided into Parts, as follows:

Part 1—Formation of the contract (sections 3 to 17)

Part 2—Effects of the contract (sections 18 to 28)

Part 3—Performance of the contract (sections 29 to 39)

Part 4—Rights of unpaid seller against the goods (sections 40 to 49)

Part 5—Actions for breach of the contract (sections 50 to 55)

Part 6—Supplementary (sections 56 to 60).