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Original reference received: 6 September 1966
Substitute reference received: 13 September 1966
Note: The remainder of this reference was withdrawn by the Attorney General at the request of the Commission on 28 April 1997
Report 15: First Report on the Sale of Goods (PDF, 20.2 KB) April 1972
Tabled in parliament: 17 August 1972
Legislative action: none recommended
Report 51: Second Report on the Sale of Goods (PDF, 2.0 MB), May 1987
Tabled in parliament: 12 May 1987
Legislative action: Sale of Goods (Amendment) Act 1988
Working Paper 13: The Sale of Goods: Warranties, Remedies, Frustration and Other Matters, 1975
Issues Paper 5: Sale of Goods, March 1988
To review the law relating to the sale of goods and to review the liability of manufacturers, sellers and other persons having a connection in the course of trade with goods to buyers users and other persons suffering damage through defects in goods; and to consider proposing uniform legislation on these subjects throughout the Commonwealth. The reference relating to the sale of goods does not include such special legislation as the Hire-Purchase Act, 1960, the Credit-sale Agreements Act, 1957, and the Lay-by Sales Act, 1943, except as to incidental matters.
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the ongoing connection Aboriginal people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal people as the original custodians of this land.