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TABLE OF CONTENTS Sec. 4442. 4443. 4444. 4445. 4446. 4447. 4448. 4449. 4450.

Waiver of notice; persons affected by waiver Waiver of protest Dispensing with notice Delay; excuse Notice to drawer; when dispensed with Notice to indorser; when dispensed with Notice of n o n payment where acceptance refused Omission to give notice of nonacceptance; effect P r o t e s t; when necessary; when unnecessary

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Article H—Discharge of Negotiable I n s t r u m e n t s 4461. 4462. 4463. 4464. 4465. 4466. 4467.

M e t h o d s of discharge Persons secondarily liable; discharge Rights of parties secondarily liable who p a y instruments Renunciation by holder Unintentional cancellation; burden of proof Material alteration; effect Material alteration defined

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SUBCHAPTER 1 1 — B I L L S OF E X C H A N G E

Article A — For m and Interpretation 4471. 4472. 4473. 4474. 4475. 4476.

Bill of exchange defined Bill not a n assignment of funds in hands of drawee Bill addressed to t w o or more drawees I n l and and foreign bills defined T r e a t m e n t of bill as promissory note Referee in case of need

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Article B—Acceptance 4481. 4482. 4483. 4484. 4485. 4486. 4487. 4488. 4489. 4490. 4491.

Acceptance; definition; method of making Holder entitled to acceptance on face of bill Acceptance by separate instrument Promise to accept; equivalent to acceptance Time allowed drawee to accept Liability of drawee retaining or destroying bill Acceptance of incomplete bill Kinds of acceptance General acceptance Qualified a c c e p t a n c e, - . Qualified acceptance; rights of parties

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Article C—Presentment for Acceptance 4501. 4502. 4503. 4504. 4505. 4506. 4507. 4508. 4509.

Necessity of making p r e s e n t m e n t for acceptance Failure to present as releasing drawer and indorsers Time for making; persons to whom made D a y s on which presentment may be m a d e Insufficient time Excuse Dishonor by nonacceptance D u t y of holder on nonacceptance-. Rights of holder on nonacceptance

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Article D — P r o t e s t 4511. 4512. 4513. 4514. 4515. 4516. 4517. 4518. 4519.

Necessity for protest M e t h o d of making Persons who may m a k e protest Time for making Place where m a d e , Protest b o t h for nonacceptance and n o n payment Protest before m a t u r i t y; better security Dispensing with protest Lost, destroyed, or wrongly detained bill

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