Online Sunshine Logo
Official Internet Site of the Florida Legislature
October 22, 2018
Text: 'NEW Advanced Legislative Search'
Interpreter Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Go to MyFlorida House
Select Year:  
The Florida Statutes

The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIX
COMMERCIAL RELATIONS
Chapter 680
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE: LEASES
View Entire Chapter
F.S. 680.221
680.221 Casualty to identified goods.If a lease contract requires goods identified when the lease contract is made, and the goods suffer casualty without fault of the lessee, the lessor, or the supplier before delivery, or the goods suffer casualty before risk of loss passes to the lessee pursuant to the lease agreement or s. 680.219, then:
(1) If the loss is total, the lease contract is avoided; and
(2) If the loss is partial or the goods have so deteriorated as to no longer conform to the lease contract, the lessee may nevertheless demand inspection and at her or his option either treat the lease contract as avoided or, except in a finance lease, accept the goods with due allowance from the rent payable for the balance of the lease term for the deterioration or the deficiency in quantity but without further right against the lessor.
History.s. 1, ch. 90-278; s. 708, ch. 97-102.