Uniform Consumer Credit Code
n.
A law adopted by some states that regulates consumer credit.
abbrv.
UCCC

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


Uniform Consumer Credit Code
n. One of several uniform codes that states may or may not adopt. It was intended to give consumers a better understanding of all aspects of credit transactions and to help encourage sound consumer credit practices. Also known as U.C.C.C., U3C, and UCCC.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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