The Uniform Commercial Code ( Ucc )

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Contracts are formal agreements between people or businesses however, there are many different types of contracts and many different parts to a contract. There are a couple of elements of a contract. First proposal of the contract is accepted than consideration of the offer. In addition to that, a contract must be for a lawful purpose and the adults must be of sound mind to consent to a contract. Lastly, writing some types of contracts must be in writing to be enforceable. There are two contract rules for governing the sales of goods and the sale of services. The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) is the code used for the sales of goods. The sales of services is use common law to govern these contracts. The Uniform Commercial Code was published in 1952 by legal scholars in order to facilitate the easy information and enforcement of contracts in a fast- paced world. There are nine articles to the uniform commercial codes. Article one deals with the law of contracts and article nine deals with payment in security interest agreements. The most important article is article two which deals with the sale of goods. The definition of goods are anything movable, except for money, securities and certain legal rights . Article two also states the rules for contract formation, such as the firm offers, shipments of goods and modification of terms. Article two states the rule for contract repudiation and breach listing several scenarios. Lastly, UCC is produced by a private…
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