Maine Revised Statutes

§3-1105. Issue of instrument

(1).    "Issue" means the first delivery of an instrument by the maker or drawer, whether to a holder or nonholder, for the purpose of giving rights on the instrument to any person.
[ 1993, c. 293, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
(2).    An unissued instrument, or an unissued incomplete instrument that is completed, is binding on the maker or drawer, but nonissuance is a defense. An instrument that is conditionally issued or is issued for a special purpose is binding on the maker or drawer, but failure to fulfill the condition or special purpose is a defense.
[ 1993, c. 293, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
(3).    "Issuer" applies to issued and unissued instruments and means a maker or drawer of an instrument.
[ 1993, c. 293, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 293, §A2 (NEW).