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Code of Virginia
Title 8.7. Commercial Code -- Warehouse Receipts, Bills of Lading and Other Documents of Title
Part 5. Warehouse Receipts and Bills of Lading: Negotiation and Transfer

§ 8.7-507. Warranties on negotiation or delivery of receipt or bill.

Where a person negotiates or delivers a document for value otherwise than as a mere intermediary under § 8.7-508, then, unless otherwise agreed, he warrants to his immediate purchaser, in addition to any warranty made in selling or leasing the goods, that:

(a) the document is genuine; and

(b) he has no knowledge of any fact that would impair the document's validity or worth; and

(c) his negotiation or delivery is rightful and fully effective with respect to the title to the document and the goods it represents.

Code 1950, § 61-47; 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.