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The Sale of Goods Act 1979 specifically section 14 protects the purchaser of goods against latent defects. In the outset though, there is a need to determine whether the transaction between Mrs Sharma and Toys4U falls within the law’s protection by establishing that the sale was made “in the course of business.” While this is not defined in SoGA 1979, UCTA 1977 explained that the phrase in the course of business indicates that the sale is an integral part of the business (Koffman & Macdonald, 2007). In this case, Mrs. Sharma bought the toy in Toys4U, a retailer selling toys in the normal course of its business. Quite clearly, the transaction was not a mere private sale.