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AMI 2504 Lapse of Offer

Arkansas Supreme Court Committee On Jury Instructions-Civil

Ark. Model Jury Instr., Civil AMI 2504
Arkansas Model Jury Instructions-Civil
November 2021 Update
Arkansas Supreme Court Committee On Jury Instructions-Civil
Chapter 25. UCC Sales Contracts
AMI 2504 Lapse of Offer
Where beginning 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.
NOTE ON USE
Use this instruction when there is an issue as to whether the offer lapsed after performance began.
COMMENT
This instruction is based on Ark. Code Ann. § 4-2-206(2). If a case involves a firm offer by a merchant to buy or sell goods which gives assurance that it will be held open, this instruction should be modified in accordance with Ark. Code Ann. § 4-2-205.
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