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Question: CONSUMER LAW ASSIGNMENT 1
TASK ONE

Nazia is a student at Bradford College. Recently she bought an alarm clock from Price Right Stores. It cost twenty pounds but was not supplied with batteries. She uses it for several months without any problems.

Nazia booked a holiday to Turkey and set the alarm to go off at 5 a.m. on the day of departure. The alarm doesn't work and she oversleeps by several hours. She ends up missing the flight and having to pay for another flight in order to reach her destination.

She also bought a beaded evening bag from Price Right Stores for use at the Bradford College Ball. She is embarrassed when some of the beads fall off during the evening and the handle breaks.

Write a letter to Nazia advising her of her rights and remedies in respect of
Price Right Stores.

Answer: TASK 1: I am writing to you in regards to your inquiries regarding the alarm clock and the beaded bag from price right stores. From the information provided it is clear that you entered into a contract of sale of goods and this type of contract is defined under Section 2(1) in the Sales of Goods Act 1979 as amended by the Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994 this is a contract whereby the seller transfers, or agrees to transfer, the property in goods to the buyer for a money consideration called the price. In your circumstances the alarm clock and beaded bag was exchanged for money (consideration) on your behalf. It is also important to note that in Section 61 of the SOGA 1979 as amended states that the term ‘goods’ includes “all personal chattels other then thing in action” thi......(short extract)

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 3949 | References: Yes | Date written: March, 2008 | Date submitted: April 18, 2009 | Coursework ID: 469

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