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Code of Virginia
Title 8.1A. Uniform Commercial Code — General Provisions
Part 2. General Definitions and Principles of Interpretation
9/25/2022

§ 8.1A-204. Value.

Except as otherwise provided in Titles 8.3A, 8.4, and 8.5A, a person gives value for rights if the person acquires them:

(1) in return for a binding commitment to extend credit or for the extension of immediately available credit, whether or not drawn upon and whether or not a charge-back is provided for in the event of difficulties in collection;

(2) as security for, or in total or partial satisfaction of, a preexisting claim;

(3) by accepting delivery under a preexisting contract for purchase; or

(4) in return for any consideration sufficient to support a simple contract.

1964, c. 219, § 8.1-201 (44); 1973, c. 509; 1984, c. 613; 1991, c. 536; 1992, c. 693; 2000, c. 1007; 2003, c. 353; 2011, c. 369.

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.