§ 36-1-101 Short title
§ 36-1-102 Scope of chapter
§ 36-1-103 Construction of Uniform Commercial Code to promote its purposes and policies; supplementary general principles of law applicable
§ 36-1-104 Construction against implicit repeal
§ 36-1-105 Severability
§ 36-1-106 Use of singular and plural; gender
§ 36-1-107 Section captions
§ 36-1-108 Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
§ 36-1-109 Omitted by 2014 Act No. 213, Section 1, eff October 1, 2014
§ 36-1-201 General definitions
§ 36-1-202 Notice; knowledge
§ 36-1-203 Lease distinguished from security interest
§ 36-1-204 Value
§ 36-1-205 Reasonable time; seasonableness
§ 36-1-206 Presumptions
§ 36-1-207 Omitted by 2014 Act No. 213, Section 1, eff October 1, 2014
§ 36-1-208 Omitted by 2014 Act No. 213, Section 1, eff October 1, 2014
§ 36-1-301 Territorial applicability; parties’ power to choose applicable law
§ 36-1-302 Variation by agreement
§ 36-1-303 Course of performance, course of dealing, and usage of trade
§ 36-1-304 Obligation of good faith
§ 36-1-305 Remedies to be liberally administered
§ 36-1-306 Waiver or renunciation of claim or right after breach
§ 36-1-307 Prima facie evidence by third-party documents
§ 36-1-308 Performance or acceptance under reservation of rights
§ 36-1-309 Option to accelerate at will
§ 36-1-310 Subordinated obligations

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 36 > Chapter 1 - Commercial Code - General Provisions

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Facility: means a fueling station or a fuel cell site that will store or dispense hydrogen for use as a transportation fuel and motor vehicle fuel or in a fuel cell. See South Carolina Code 23-9-530
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fuel cell: means an appliance that uses fuel to produce electricity through an electro-chemical process. See South Carolina Code 23-9-530
  • Fueling station: means a facility that dispenses gasoline, hydrogen, or other fuels intended to be used in motor vehicles. See South Carolina Code 23-9-530
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC