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(a) The code shall be liberally construed and applied to promote the code's underlying purposes and policies, which are to
(1) simplify, clarify, and modernize the law governing commercial transactions;
(2) permit the continued expansion of commercial practices through custom, usage, and agreement of the parties; and
(3) make uniform the law among the various jurisdictions.
(b) Unless displaced by the particular provisions of the code, the principles of law and equity, including the law merchant and the law relative to capacity to contract, principal and agent, estoppel, fraud, misrepresentation, duress, coercion, mistake, bankruptcy, and other validating or invalidating cause, supplement the code's provisions.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 45. Trade and Commerce § 45.01.113. Construction of code to promote its purposes and policies; applicability of supplemental principles of law - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-45-trade-and-commerce/ak-st-sect-45-01-113/
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