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Code of Virginia
Title 8.7. Commercial Code — Warehouse Receipts, Bills of Lading and Other Documents of Title
Part 4. Warehouse Receipts and Bills of Lading: General Obligations

§ 8.7-401. Irregularities in issue of receipt or bill or conduct of issuer.

The obligations imposed by this title on an issuer apply to a document even if:

(a) the document may not comply with the requirements of this title or of any other law or regulation regarding its issue, form or content; or

(b) the issuer may have violated laws regulating the conduct of his business; or

(c) the goods covered by the document were owned by the bailee at the time the document was issued; or

(d) the person issuing the document does not come within the definition of warehouseman if it purports to be a warehouse receipt.

Code 1950, § 61-23; 1964, c. 219; 2004, c. 200.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.