Nebraska Uniform Commercial Code 2-102

UCC 2-102


Scope; certain security and other transactions excluded from this article.

Unless the context otherwise requires, this article applies to transactions in goods; it does not apply to any transaction which although in the form of an unconditional contract to sell or present sale is intended to operate only as a security transaction nor does this article impair or repeal any statute regulating sales to consumers, farmers or other specified classes of buyers.


  • Laws 1963, c. 544, Art. II, § 2-102, p. 1706.


  • If a contract involves both the sale of goods and services, and the parties have presented the case to the trial court and the Supreme Court on the theory that the sales article of the U.C.C. applies, this court will dispose of the case on appeal on that theory. Nebraska Builders Prod. Co. v. Industrial Erectors, 239 Neb. 744, 478 N.W.2d 257 (1992).

  • Transaction to construct building had predominant purpose of rendering service with goods incidentally involved, and thus fell outside scope of the Uniform Commercial Code. Herman v. Bonanza Bldgs., Inc., 223 Neb. 474, 390 N.W.2d 536 (1986).

  • The sales article of the U.C.C. does not apply to a contract for membership in an organization for the purchase of food or other goods. Guaranteed Foods v. Rison, 207 Neb. 400, 299 N.W.2d 507 (1980).

  • Valves to be used in nuclear submarines are goods and Uniform Commercial Code—Sales applies to transactions involving them. Crane Co. v. Roberts Supply Co., 196 Neb. 67, 241 N.W.2d 516 (1976).

  • The Uniform Commercial Code did not apply to a contract for the sale of an ongoing grain business, including both goods and nongoods, because the principal purpose of the transaction was the sale of nongoods. MBH, Inc. v. John Otte Oil & Propane, 15 Neb. App. 341, 727 N.W.2d 238 (2007).

  • Whether the Uniform Commercial Code applies to a contract for the sale of both goods and nongoods is a question of law. MBH, Inc. v. John Otte Oil & Propane, 15 Neb. App. 341, 727 N.W.2d 238 (2007).