Contract of sale

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A contract of sale is a legal contract that involves an exchange of goods, services or property to be exchanged from seller (or vendor) to buyer (or purchaser) for an agreed upon value in money (or money equivalent) paid or the promise to pay same. It is a specific type of legal contract.

An obvious ancient practice of exchange in many common law jurisdictions it is now governed by statutory law that is designed to make transactions among merchants and consumers straightforward and easy to understand. See commercial law.

Contracts for sale involving goods are governed by Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code in most United States and Canadian jurisdictions, however in Quebec such contracts are governed by the Civil Code of Quebec as a nominate contract in the book on the law of obligations.

See also: Bill of sale

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