Forsythe International (UK) Limited v Silver Shipping Co Limited and Others: 1993

Delivery under section 24 requires a voluntary act by the person in possession because by section 61(1) of the 1979 Act, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires, `delivery’ means `voluntary transfer from one person to another’.


Clarke J


[1994] 1 WLR 1334, [1993] 2 Lloyds Rep 268, [1994] 1 All ER 851


Sale of Goods Act 1979 24 61(1)


England and Wales


AppliedGamer’s Motor Centre (Newcastle) Proprietary Limited v Natwest Wholesale Australia Proprietary Limited 24-Jul-1987
Austlii (High Court of Australia) Sale of Goods – Sale by buyer obtaining possession with sellers consent – Delivery under sale, pledge or other disposition to third party receiving goods or documents of title in . .

Cited by:

CitedAngara Maritime Ltd v Oceanconnect UK Ltd and Another QBD 29-Mar-2010
The court was asked as to the application of Section 25(1) of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 when an unpaid supplier of bunkers to a time charterer claims against the owner of the vessel.
Held: The issue was whether as a matter of fact there was a . .
CitedPST Energy 7 Shipping Llc and Another v OW Bunker Malta Ltd and Another SC 11-May-2016
Parties had entered into a bunker supply contract which contained a retention of title clause in favour of the supplier. It purported to allow the buyer to use the goods before title came to be passed.
Held: The owner’s appeal failed. It did . .
Lists of cited by and citing cases may be incomplete.


Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.421767