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2020 Tennessee Code
Title 47 - Commercial Instruments and Transactions
Chapter 2 - Sales
Part 2 - Form, Formation and Readjustment of Contract
§ 47-2-206. Offer and Acceptance in Formation of Contract
Universal Citation: TN Code § 47-2-206 (2020)
- Unless otherwise unambiguously indicated by the language or circumstances:
- an offer to make a contract shall be construed as inviting acceptance in any manner and by any medium reasonable in the circumstances;
- an order or other offer to buy goods for prompt or current shipment shall be construed as inviting acceptance either by a prompt promise to ship or by the prompt or current shipment of conforming or non-conforming goods, but such a shipment of non-conforming goods does not constitute an acceptance if the seller seasonably notifies the buyer that the shipment is offered only as an accommodation to the buyer.
Where the beginning of a requested performance is a reasonable mode of acceptance an offeror who is not notified of acceptance within a reasonable time may treat the offer as having lapsed before acceptance.
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