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Cadeau Essay

  • Submitted by: mrlebo
  • on March 19, 2012
  • Category: Arts and Music
  • Length: 3,451 words

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PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN V BOOTS CASH CHEMISTS (SOUTHERN) LD. [1951 P. No. 1413.] [COURT OF APPEAL] [1953] 1 QB 401 HEARING-DATES: 5 February 1953 5 February 1953 CATCHWORDS: Poisons - Sale of - Self-service system - Selection of articles by customer from shelves - Payment at cash desk in presence of qualified pharmacist - Legality - Pharmacy and Poisons Act, 1933 (23 & 24 Geo. 5, c. 25), s. 18 (1) (a) (iii). Contract - Offer and acceptance - Sale of goods - Self-service - Time of sale. HEADNOTE: The defendants' branch shop, consisting of a single room, was adapted to the "self-service" system. The room contained chemist's department, under the control of a registered pharmacist, in which various drugs and proprietary medicines included, or containing substances included, in Part I of the Poisons List compiled under section 17 (1) of the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, 1933, (but not in Sch. I to the Poisons Rules, 1949), were displayed on shelves in packages or other containers, with the price marked on each. A customer, on entering the shop, was provided with a wire basket, and having selected from the shelves the articles which he wished to buy, he put them in the basket and took them to the cashier's desk at one or other of the two exits, whore the cashier stated the total price and received payment. That latter stage of every transaction involving the sale of a drug was supervised by the pharmacist in control of the department, who was authorized to prevent the removal of any drug from the premises. In an action brought by the plaintiffs alleging an infringement by the defendants of section 18 (1) (a) (iii) of the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, 1933, which requires the sale of poisons included in Part I of the Poisons List to be effected by or under the supervision of a registered pharmacist:Held, that the self-service system did not amount to an offer by the defendants to sell, but merely to an invitation to the customer to offer to buy; that such an...

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