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What Is in California’s Commercial Code?

Officially called ‘The Uniform Commercial Code,’ contains several sections of general provisions, followed by 15 Divisions

By Chris Micheli, March 25, 2022 3:26 pm

The California Commercial Code is one of 29 Codes that contain state statutes. The Commercial Code, officially it is “The Uniform Commercial Code,” contains several sections of general provisions, followed by 15 Divisions. There are also numerous parts, chapters, and articles containing hundreds of code sections, or individual statutes. The following is a broad overview of the Commercial Code.

DIVISION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [Sections 1101 – 1310]

There are 3 Chapters.

DIVISION 2. SALES [Sections 2101 – 2801]

There are 8 Chapters.

DIVISION 3. NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS [Sections 3101 – 3605]

There are 6 Chapters.

DIVISION 4. BANK DEPOSITS AND COLLECTIONS [Sections 4101 – 4504]

There are 5 Chapters.

DIVISION 5. LETTERS OF CREDIT [Sections 5101 – 5118]

There are 18 sections.

DIVISION 6. BULK SALES [Sections 6101 – 6111]

There are 11 sections.

DIVISION 7. DOCUMENTS OF TITLE [Sections 7101 – 7603]

There are 6 Chapters.

DIVISION 8. INVESTMENT SECURITIES [Sections 8101 – 8603]

There are 6 Chapters.

DIVISION 9. SECURED TRANSACTIONS [Sections 9101 – 9907]

There are 9 Chapters.

DIVISION 10. PERSONAL PROPERTY LEASES [Sections 10101 – 10600]

There are 6 Chapters and 3 Articles.

DIVISION 11. FUNDS TRANSFERS [Sections 11101 – 11507]

There are 5 Chapters.

DIVISION 13. EFFECTIVE DATE AND REPEALER [Sections 13101 – 13105]

There are 4 sections.

DIVISION 14. EFFECTIVE DATE AND TRANSITION PROVISIONS [Sections 14101 – 14109]

There are 9 sections.

DIVISION 15. EFFECTIVE DATE AND TRANSITION PROVISIONS [Sections 15101 – 15104]

There are 4 sections.

DIVISION 16. EFFECTIVE DATE AND TRANSITION PROVISIONS [Sections 16101 – 16104]

There are 4 sections.

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