commodity contract

  • "Commodity contract":

    (a) Means any account, agreement or contract for the purchase or sale of one or more commodities, however characterized, which is primarily for speculation or investment purposes and not for use or consumption by the offeree or purchaser or between persons engaged in producing, processing, using commercially or handling as merchants the commodity or any by-product thereof. Any contract for one or more commodities offered or sold shall, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, be presumed to be offered or sold for speculation or investment purposes; and

    (b) Does not include any contract or agreement which requires, and under which the purchaser receives within 28 days of payment of any portion of the purchase price, physical delivery of the total amount of each commodity to be purchased under the contract or agreement.

    Oregon Legislature 1
    See also offer