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Pharmaceutical Society Of Great Britain Vs Boots Cash Chemist Ltd

Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots Cash Chemists [1953] 1 QB 401.

FORMATION OF CONTRACT.

Facts.

The defendant ran a self-service shop in which non-prescription drugs and medicines, many of which were listed in the Poisons List provided in the Pharmacy and Poisons Act 1933, were sold.

These items were displayed in open shelves from which they could be selected by #, Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots Cash Chemists (Southern) Ltd [1953] 1 QB 401 Chapter 3 (pages 114-111) Relevant facts Section 18 of the Pharmacy and Poisons Act 1933 (UK) provided that it was unlawful to sell certain drugs unless the sale was affected under the supervision of a #, Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots Cash Chemists (Southern) Ltd [1953] EWCA Civ 6 is a famous English contract law decision on the nature of an offer.

The Court held that the display of a product in a store with a price attached is not sufficient to be considered an offer, but rather is an invitation to treat.

Contents, Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots Cash Chemists (Southern) Ltd.

LORD JUSTICE SOMERVELL: We need not trouble you, Mr Baker.

LORD JUSTICE SOMERVELL: This is an appeal from the Lord Chief Justice on a Case Stated on an agreed statement of facts raising a question under section 18(1)(a)(iii) of the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, 1933.

Essential Cases: Contract Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments.

This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots Cash Chemists (Southern) Ltd [1953] 1 QB 401.

The document also included supporting commentary from author Nicola Jackson.

Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots [1953] 1 QB 401 Court of Appeal Boots introduced the then new self service system into their shops whereby customers would pick up goods from the shelf put them in their basket and then take them to the cash till to pay.

Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots Cash Chemists (Southern) Ltd [1953] 2 WLR427 is a well-known English contract law judgment on the nature of an offer.

The Court held that the exhibition of a product in a store with a price attached is not adequate to be considered an offer, although relatively is an invitation to treat.

02/09/2018 Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots.

Court of Appeal [1953] 1 QB 401; [1953] EWCA Civ 6; [1953] 1 All ER 482, [1953] 2 WLR 427.

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