Express and implied terms of a consumer contract
Express and implied terms
An Express term are usually written or spoken before the contract is made. However they can be made after. This are thought of as an added extra to a contract so it is tailor made for the specific contract.
An implied term are usually implemented into the contract in many different ways. Some terms are automatically implied into every consumer contract in the UK.
Sale of Goods act (1979) all the listed sections below are implied terms into the contract.
Section 12 - the right to sell.
Section 13 - Goods must correspond with their description.
Section 14 - Goods must be of satisfactory quality and fit for purpose.
Section 15 - Goods must match any sample provided.