chapter  4
Nemo Dat Quod Non Habet
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The following topics should be prepared in advance of tackling the questions: • the nemo dat principle; • the following exceptions to it:

° estoppel; ° mercantile agents (s 2(1) of the Factors Act 1889); ° voidable contracts; ° seller in possession (s 8 of the Factors Act and s 24 of the Sale of

Goods Act 1979); ° buyer in possession (s 9 of the Factors Act and s 25 of the Sale of

Goods Act); ° Pt III of the Hire Purchase Act 1964;

• the law enabling an owner to sue in conversion; • the implied condition as to title in s 12 of the Sale of Goods Act.