Maine Revised Statutes

§7-1104. Negotiable and nonnegotiable document of title

(1).    Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3), a document of title is negotiable if by its terms the goods are to be delivered to bearer or to the order of a named person.
[ 2009, c. 324, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 324, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
(2).    A document of title other than one described in subsection (1) is nonnegotiable. A bill of lading that states that the goods are consigned to a named person is not made negotiable by a provision that the goods are to be delivered only against an order in a record signed by the same or another named person.
[ 2009, c. 324, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 324, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
(3).    A document of title is nonnegotiable if, at the time it is issued, the document has a conspicuous legend, however expressed, that it is nonnegotiable.
[ 2009, c. 324, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 324, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 324, Pt. A, §2 (NEW). 2009, c. 324, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).