Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Act, 1980


Supply of Services

Implied undertakings as to quality of service.

39.—Subject to section 40, in every contract for the supply of a service where the supplier is acting in the course of a business, the following terms are implied—

(a) that the supplier has the necessary skill to render the service,

(b) that he will supply the service with due skill, care and diligence,

(c) that, where materials are used, they will be sound and reasonably fit for the purpose for which they are required, and

(d) that, where goods are supplied under the contract, they will be of merchantable quality within the meaning of section 14 (3) of the Act of 1893 (inserted by section 10 of this Act).