2010 Nevada Code
Chapter 104 Uniform Commercial Code — Original Articles
NRS 104.3604 Discharge by cancellation or renunciation.

NRS 104.3604 Discharge by cancellation or renunciation.

1. A person entitled to enforce an instrument, with or without consideration, may discharge the obligation of a party to pay the instrument:

(a) By an intentional voluntary act, such as surrender of the instrument to the party, destruction, mutilation or cancellation of the instrument, cancellation or striking out of the party's signature, or the addition of words to the instrument indicating discharge; or

(b) By agreeing not to sue or otherwise renouncing rights against the party by a signed record.

2. Cancellation or striking out of an endorsement pursuant to subsection 1 does not affect the status and rights of a party derived from the endorsement.

3. As used in this section, "signed," with respect to a record that is not a writing, includes the attachment to or logical association with the record of an electronic symbol, sound, or process with the present intent to adopt or accept the record.

(Added to NRS by 1965, 837; A 1993, 1298; 2005, 2004)

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