Fit for Purpose

This means that the good or service is good enough to do the job it was designed to do. When procuring a good or service, if the buyer states the purpose for which the good or service is required, the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 implies a term into the contract that the supplier must supply a solution which is appropriate for that purpose. Some suppliers will seek to limit their liability by denying that salespeople can make representations that their solutions are fit for any specific purpose. See also Merchantable Quality.

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With over 800 Procurement specific terms (and growing) you will find everything you need to know or thought you knew about the Procurement function. Our aim is to provide you with a comprehensive list collated from the Comprara Groups hub of training and consulting source materials.The Procurement Glossary has been compiled by industry expert Paul Rogers.