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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

§ 8.7-402. Duplicate receipt or bill; overissue.

Neither a duplicate nor any other document purporting to cover goods already represented by an outstanding document of the same issuer confers any right in the goods, except as provided in the case of tangible bills in a set of parts, overissue of documents for fungible goods, substitutes for lost, stolen or destroyed documents, or substitute documents issued pursuant to § 8.7-105.1. The issuer is liable for damages caused by his overissue or failure to identify a duplicate document as such by conspicuous notation.

Code 1950, § 61-9; 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.