2010 Nevada Code
Chapter 104 Uniform Commercial Code — Original Articles
NRS 104.3407 Alteration.

NRS 104.3407 Alteration.

1. "Alteration" means an unauthorized:

(a) Change in an instrument that purports to modify in any respect the obligation of a party; or

(b) Addition of words or numbers or other change to an incomplete instrument relating to the obligation of a party.

2. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, an alteration fraudulently made discharges a party whose obligation is affected by the alteration unless that party assents or is precluded from asserting the alteration. No other alteration discharges a party, and the instrument may be enforced according to its original terms.

3. A payor bank or drawee paying a fraudulently altered instrument or a person taking it for value, in good faith, and without notice of the alteration, may enforce rights with respect to the instrument:

(a) According to its original terms; or

(b) In the case of an incomplete instrument altered by unauthorized completion, according to its terms as completed.

(Added to NRS by 1965, 828; A 1993, 1281)

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