Software and Applications (non-game)

What is the time limit to return software for a refund according to UCC - universal commercial code aka uniform commercial code?

Answer

User Avatar
Wiki User
05/06/2009

The UCC simply states...

== (1) The buyer may revoke his acceptance of a lot or commercial unit whose non-conformity substantially impairs its value to him if he has accepted it * (a) on the reasonable assumption that its non-conformity would be cured and it has not been seasonably cured; or * (b) without discovery of such non-conformity if his acceptance was reasonably induced either by the difficulty of discovery before acceptance or by the seller's assurances. (2) Revocation of acceptance must occur within a reasonable time after the buyer discovers or should have discovered the ground for it and before any substantial change in condition of the goods which is not caused by their own defects. It is not effective until the buyer notifies the seller of it. (3) A buyer who so revokes has the same rights and duties with regard to the goods involved as if he had rejected them.

The only time limit is a "reasonably discovery time"... which usually means it's up to the judge if it goes to court. Other wise... I guess you can try and guess what would be legally considered "reasonable". Like if you just found out about the non-conformity in the last few days... and wasn't able to notify the seller until the time in which you notified them for a refund request. But the time period isn't black and white.