Maine Revised Statutes

§3-1202. Negotiation subject to rescission

(1).    Negotiation is effective even if obtained:
(a). From an infant, a corporation exceeding its powers or a person without capacity; [1993, c. 293, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
(b). By fraud, duress or mistake; or [1993, c. 293, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
(c). In breach of duty or as part of an illegal transaction. [1993, c. 293, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
[ 1993, c. 293, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
(2).    To the extent permitted by other law, negotiation may be rescinded or may be subject to other remedies, but those remedies may not be asserted against a subsequent holder in due course or a person paying the instrument in good faith and without knowledge of facts that are a basis for rescission or other remedy.
[ 1993, c. 293, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
1993, c. 293, §A2 (NEW).