Uniform Commercial Code - Set of laws compiled by the American Law Institute National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, which are guidelines for modern commercial transactions and make the laws uniform among various jurisdictions.
The organization that oversees the standards for product identification and related electronic communications. The UCC oversees the Universal Product Code (U.P.C.) in the United States as well as Uniform Communication Standards (UCS) for EDI in the grocery industry and Warehouse Information Network Standards (WINS) in the warehousing and transportation industry.
Universal Copyright Convention. An international agreement on intellectual property rights negotiated under United Nations auspices in 1952, and revised in 1971. UCC member states agree to provide "adequate and effective" copyright protection and to accord national treatment to the works of nationals of other UCC signatories. See also Berne Convention.
Uniform Commercial Code. A comprehensive set of statutes created to provide uniformity in business laws among the states (except Louisiana). Laws governing all commercial transactions updated, standardized and approved by the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Laws. Statutes vary on occasion from state to state. The basic premise on which the UCC is based is that the personal property commercial transaction is a single subject of the law, not withstanding its many facets, involving the sale of and payment for goods. There may be a contract for sale, a giving of a check for part of the purchase price, and the expectancy of some form of security for the balance.
Uniform Commercial Code. A compilation of statutory provisions designed to simplify, clarify, and modernize the law governing commercial transactions to permit the continued expansion of commercial practices through custom, usage, and agreement of the parties and to make uniform the law among various jurisdictions.
Uniform Code Council. The nonprofit administrative and educational organization that works with U.S. and Canadian industry to develop and administer product identification and electronic data interchange standards, including U.P.C. and UCC/EAN Code 128.
Uniform Commercial Code. In addition to your rights under state Lemon Laws, and the federal Magnuson Moss Warranty Act, Uniform Commercial Code is a set of state warranty laws, which may be used in limited circumstances in dealing with the manufacturer or dealer.
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE. A comprehensive modernization of various statutes relating to commercial transactions, including sales, lease, negotiable instruments, bank deposits and collections, funds transfers, letters of credit, bulk sales, documents of title, investment securities and secured transactions. The Minnesota law is found in Minn. Stat. Ch. 336.
Uniform Code Council. The nonprofit administrative and education organization that works with American and Canadian industry to develop and administer product identification, bar codes and electronic data interchange standards.
Uniform Commercial Code. A model statute dealing with commercial transactions that has been adopted by every state except Louisiana. UCC provisions do not normally apply to professional services. Enacted in 1967 in Washington; see Title 62A RCW.
The U.S.-based, not-for-profit membership organization, founded in 1972, that administers the EAN-UCC retail bar code system together with EAN International (its European counterpart, founded in 1974). Through its UCCnet subsidiary, UCC is currently focused on developing standards and specifications for an integration marketplace for a range of industries. See EAN and UCCnet.
Uniform Commercial Code. A set of business-related laws dealing with the sale of goods, their transportation and delivery, financing, storage, payments, and various other commercial transactions. These model laws have been adopted, with minor modifications, by most states to provide some consistency among states' commercial laws. They were drafted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.
is the Uniform Commercial Code, assembled by a very large committee of lawyers, and adopted as state law by every state. This effort went a long way toward establishing uniform business laws in every state.
Uniform Code Council. A US association that administrates UCS, WINS, and VICS and provides UCS identification codes and UPC codes. Also, a model set of legal rules governing commercial transmissions, such as sales, contracts, bank deposits and collections, commercial paper, and letters or credit. Individual states give legal power to the UCC by adopting its articles of law.
Uniform Code Council, formerly Uniform Product Code Council; the organization which administers the UPC and other retail standards. UCC Company Prefix Part of the UDCC-12 Data Structure consisting of a UCC prefix and a company number allocated by the UCC. UCC Prefix A one-digit index number administered by the UCC, denoting the format and meaning of a particular Element String contained within the UCC-12 numbering structure.
Uniform Code Council. The organization, which administers the Uniform Code Standard, the Universal Product Code and other EDI standards. The UCC assigns the first six digits of the UPC number; the remaining five are assigned by the vendor.
Uniform Commercial Code, this is a uniform body of state law with applications for all types of commercial endeavors. (Although not all Articles contained in the UCC are necessarily enacted in all states.) UCC Articles 3, 4 and 4A establish the basis for state laws governing check and ACH transactions.
Uniform Commercial Code. Comprehensive set of statutes created to provide uniformity in business laws in all states, as approved by National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. Statutes can vary from state to state.
Ultra Clean Coal. Coal that is washed, ground into fine particles, then chemically treated to remove sulfur, ash, silicone, and other substances; usually briquetted and coated with a sealant made from coal.
Universal Connectivity Charge. A fee, usually a percentage of a customer's total phone bill, charged to customers by some carriers to recover the cost of paying into the Universal Service Fund (USF). See below for more information on the USF.
Universal Copyright Convention. A system to protect unique work from reproducing without knowledge from the originator. To qualify, one must register their work and publish a (c) indicating registration.