Chapter 62A.7 RCW

WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS, BILLS OF LADING AND OTHER DOCUMENTS OF TITLE

Sections
PART 1
GENERAL
Short title.
Definitions and index of definitions.
Relation of Article to treaty or statute.
Negotiable and nonnegotiable document of title.
Reissuance in alternative medium.
Control of electronic document of title.
PART 2
WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS: SPECIAL PROVISIONS
Person that may issue a warehouse receipt; storage under bond.
Form of warehouse receipt; effect of omission.
Liability for nonreceipt or misdescription.
Duty of care; contractual limitation of warehouse's liability.
Title under warehouse receipt defeated in certain cases.
Termination of storage at warehouse's option.
Goods must be kept separate; fungible goods.
Altered warehouse receipts.
Lien of warehouse.
Enforcement of warehouse lien.
PART 3
BILLS OF LADING: SPECIAL PROVISIONS
Liability for nonreceipt or misdescription; "said to contain"; "shipper's weight, load, and count"; improper handling.
Through bills of lading and similar documents of title.
Diversion; reconsignment; change of instructions.
Tangible bills of lading in a set.
Destination bills.
Altered bills of lading.
Lien of carrier.
Enforcement of carrier's lien.
Duty of care; contractual limitation of carrier's liability.
PART 4
WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS AND BILLS OF LADING: GENERAL OBLIGATIONS
Irregularities in issue of receipt or bill or conduct of issuer.
Duplicate document of title; overissue.
Obligation of bailee to deliver; excuse.
No liability for good-faith delivery pursuant to document of title.
PART 5
WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS AND BILLS OF LADING: NEGOTIATION AND TRANSFER
Form of negotiation and requirements of due negotiation.
Rights acquired by due negotiation.
Document of title to goods defeated in certain cases.
Rights acquired in absence of due negotiation; effect of diversion; stoppage of delivery.
Indorser not guarantor for other parties.
Delivery without indorsement: Right to compel indorsement.
Warranties on negotiation or delivery of document of title.
Warranties of collecting bank as to documents of title.
Adequate compliance with commercial contract.
PART 6
WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS AND BILLS OF LADING: MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Lost, stolen, or destroyed documents of title.
Judicial process against goods covered by negotiable document of title.
Conflicting claims; interpleader.
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