Perfect Tender Rule

Definition - What does Perfect Tender Rule mean?

The perfect tender rule is a law that is a provision of the U.S. Commercial Code. This law states that buyers are able to legally reject goods delivered from sellers if the goods were damaged or were not in the condition that was described by the seller during the seller's handling of the goods.

Justipedia explains Perfect Tender Rule

The perfect tender rule is designed to prevent buyers from being forced to pay money for goods that are not as described by the seller. Because of this law, sellers are obligated to make sure that everything that they sell is in good condition, and that they do not lie about the condition of the product when selling it to customers.

The perfect tender rule can be extremely important in situations where buyers are purchasing large amounts of goods from a seller.

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