Gamer’s Motor Centre (Newcastle) Proprietary Limited v Natwest Wholesale Australia Proprietary Limited; 24 Jul 1987

References: (1987) 163 CLR 236, [1987] HCA 30
Links: Austlii
Coram: Mason CJ
Ratio: 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 good faith – Delivery – Whether physical delivery required – Sale of Goods Act 1923 (NSW), ss. 5(1) ‘delivery’,28 – Factors (Mercantile Agents) Act 1923 (N.S.W.), s. 5(1).
This case is cited by:

  • Applied – Forsythe International (UK) Limited -v- Silver Shipping Co Limited and Others ([1994] 1 WLR 1334, [1993] 2 Lloyds Rep 268, [1994] 1 All ER 851)
    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’. . .

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