Hire-purchase law, Business Law and Ethics

Hire-Purchase Law

A person who wants to buy goods through does not have the like "money consideration" prescribed through the Sale of Goods Act like their price may enter in an agreement with their owner where through he will hire the goods and like ultimately purchase them. An agreement is legally acknowledge as like; "hire-purchase" contract. Further as a contract, the agreement is governed through the rules of the common law. Moreover, the common law rules such were found to be unfair in like certain respects and, such in an attempt to provide a fairer mechanism to forming the contract and somewhat greater protection to the parties for the transaction, the Hire-Purchase Act like cap 507 was passed in year 1968. However the preamble to the Act declares that it is like "an Act of Parliament for make provision for the regulation of certain hire-purchase agreements so, and for the licensing about hire-purchase concerns, and with purposes connected therewith". Additionally it should be noted that the Act applies merely to like; "certain hire-purchase such agreements". Although these are mentioned in like S.3 and are:like;

(i)Hire-purchase agreements entered in after the commencement of the Act under like the hire-purchase price does not exceed such the sum of Shs like 80,000. This type of provision was amended through the Statute Law like Miscellaneous Amendments Act 1992 such provided, with effect from date 23rd October 1992, A new maximum limit of Shs as 300,000 "or such other higher or may lower sum as the Minister may, taking in account market after forces from time for time prevailing, prescribe" there.

(ii)The hirer is not a body corporate, anywhere incorporated.

(iii)An agreement that is not a scheme controlled, managed or guaranteed through the Government about the purpose of providing loans for any persons for the purchase of motor vehicles also there.

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