Caveat emptor

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    Economic Social and Cultural Rights

    “Let the buyer beware” – It is a common-law maxim warning a purchaser that he could not claim that his purchases were defective unless he protected himself by obtaining express guarantees from the vendor.

    The maxim is modified under the Sale of Goods Act that the contracts for the sale of goods have implied terms requiring the goods to correspond with their description and any sample and, if they are sold in the course of a business, to be of satisfactory quality and fit for any purpose made known to the seller.