Benefits Of The UCC

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Benefits of the UCC
The benefits accrued from the UCC include the growth of interstate transactions, the standardization of commercial expectations, commercial stability, and business or operational cost reductions. In terms of the impact on interstate transactions, the uniformity of commercial laws arising through the UCC translates to more effective and efficient interstate commerce. In the absence of the UCC, business people operating across state lines would have to contend with a numerous legal requirements that differ across individual states (Rasmussen 1097-1098). As a result, the UCC helps avoid the complexity and difficulties that would accompany the differences in state commercial laws during the movement of products or materials
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Established in 1923, ALI consists of elected members drawn from the ranks of attorneys who have achieved great distinction in the legal profession (Webster, Boyer, and Lauren 48). These members of ALI restate common law or case law to clarify and facilitate the use of such law. ALI entails a Council that screens proposals for projects or restatement drafts, with expert reporters, an advisory board, and a members’ consultative group creating a draft upon which the organization deliberates and discusses. The aim of ALI in promoting clarification of law explains its involvement in the creation of the UCC. Meanwhile, the NCCUSL consists of representatives from each US state and territories, with such commissioners mostly being appointed by the governor or state legislature. The commissioners are reputed lawyers and well experienced individuals politically. The commissioners undertake their work through drafting committees that meet periodically within the year, with such committees seeking to create clarity and stability in various critical areas of state statutory law. One of the major ways through the NCCUSL undertakes its aims is through researching, …show more content…
Kamp (375) notes that the code grew as a project that followed proposals for a Federal Sales Act in the 1930s. During this period, various stakeholders sought a federal level law that would promote general reform of commerce laws, where congressional approval would force the states to ratify the provisions. Kamp observes that visions of the code as a federal statute persisted even in 1951 drafts, before the federal perspective was dropped for the alternative state level statute that was passed in

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