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AMI 2506 Definition—Merchant

Arkansas Supreme Court Committee On Jury Instructions-Civil

Ark. Model Jury Instr., Civil AMI 2506
Arkansas Model Jury Instructions-Civil
November 2021 Update
Arkansas Supreme Court Committee On Jury Instructions-Civil
Chapter 25. UCC Sales Contracts
AMI 2506 Definition—Merchant
When I use the word “merchant” in these instructions, I mean a person
[who deals in goods of the kind involved in this transaction][or]
[who (otherwise) by [his][her] occupation, holds [himself][herself] out as having knowledge or skill peculiar to the practices or goods involved in the transaction][or]
[to whom knowledge or skill peculiar to the practices or goods involved in the transaction may be attributed by [his][her] employment of an agent or broker or other intermediary who, by [his][her] occupation, holds [himself][herself] out as having such knowledge or skill].
NOTE ON USE
Use this instruction with any instruction that includes the word “merchant” where the status of a party as a merchant is an issue. Use the bracketed clauses as warranted by the evidence.
COMMENT
This instruction is based on Ark. Code Ann. § 4-2-104(1).
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