(810 ILCS 5/2-513)
(from Ch. 26, par. 2-513)
Buyer's right to inspection of goods.
(1) Unless otherwise agreed and subject to subsection (3), where goods
are tendered or delivered or identified to the contract for sale, the buyer
has a right before payment or acceptance to inspect them at any reasonable
place and time and in any reasonable manner. When the seller is required or
authorized to send the goods to the buyer, the inspection may be after
(2) Expenses of inspection must be borne by the buyer but may be
recovered from the seller if the goods do not conform and are rejected.
(3) Unless otherwise agreed and subject to the provisions of this
Article on C.I.F. contracts (subsection (3) of Section 2-321, the buyer
is not entitled to inspect the goods before payment of the price when the
(a) for delivery "C.O.D." or on other like terms; or
(b) for payment against documents of title, except
(4) A place or method of inspection fixed by the parties is presumed to
be exclusive but unless otherwise expressly agreed it does not postpone
identification or shift the place for delivery or for passing the risk of
loss. If compliance becomes impossible, inspection shall be as provided in
this Section unless the place or method fixed was clearly intended as an
indispensable condition failure of which avoids the contract.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 2101