- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 45. Trade and Commerce
- Chapter 2. Sales
- Section 725. Statute of Limitations in Contracts For Sale.
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AS 45.02.725. Statute of Limitations in Contracts For Sale.
- (a) An action for breach of a contract for sale must be commenced within four years after the cause of action has accrued.
By the original agreement the parties may reduce the period of limitation to not less than one year but may not extend
- (b) A cause of action accrues when the breach occurs, regardless of the aggrieved party's lack of knowledge of the breach.
A breach of warranty occurs when tender of delivery is made, except that, if a warranty explicitly extends to future
performance of the goods and discovery of the breach must await the time of performance, the cause of action accrues
when the breach is or should have been discovered.
- (c) If an action commenced within the time limited by (a) of this section is so terminated as to leave available a remedy
by another action for the same breach, the other action may be commenced after the expiration of the time limited and
within six months after the termination of the first action unless the termination resulted from voluntary
discontinuance or from dismissal for failure or neglect to prosecute.
- (d) This section does not alter the law on tolling of the statute of limitations nor does it apply to causes of action
that accrue before midnight, December 31, 1962.
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