Uniform Commercial Code

General Provisions

PART 6A-1-301
Territorial Applicability and General Rules

SECTION 6A-1-301

§ 6A-1-301. Territorial applicability – Parties' power to choose applicable law.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, when a transaction bears a reasonable relation to this state and also to another state or nation, the parties may agree that the law either of this state or of such other state or nation shall govern their rights and duties.

(b) In the absence of an agreement effective under subsection (a), and except as provided in subsection (c), the Uniform Commercial Code applies to transactions bearing an appropriate relation to this state.

(c) If one of the following provisions of title 6A specifies the applicable law, that provision governs and a contrary agreement is effective only to the extent permitted by the law so specified:

(1) Section 6A-2-402;

(2) Sections 6A-2.1-105 and 6A-2.1-106;

(3) Section 6A-4-102;

(4) Section 6A-4.1-507;

(5) Section 6A-5-116;


(7) Section 6A-8-110;

(8) Sections 6A-9-301 through 6A-9-307.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2007, ch. 19, § 4; P.L. 2007, ch. 34, § 4; P.L. 2014, ch. 528, § 42.)