2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 12A - COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
Section 12A:4A-105 - Other definitions

12A:4A-105. Other definitions

12A:4A-105. Other definitions.

(1) In this chapter:

(a) "Authorized account" means a deposit account of a customer in a bank designated by the customer as a source of payment of payment orders issued by the customer to the bank. If a customer does not so designate an account, any account of the customer is an authorized account if payment of a payment order from that account is not inconsistent with a restriction on the use of that account.

(b) "Bank" means a person engaged in the business of banking and includes a savings bank, savings and loan association, credit union, and trust company. A branch or separate office of a bank is a separate bank for purposes of this chapter.

(c) "Customer" means a person, including a bank, having an account with a bank or from whom a bank has agreed to receive payment orders.

(d) "Funds-transfer business day" of a receiving bank means the part of a day during which the receiving bank is open for the receipt, processing, and transmittal of payment orders and cancellations and amendments of payment orders.

(e) "Funds-transfer system" means a wire transfer network, automated clearing house, or other communication system of a clearing house or other association of banks through which a payment order by a bank may be transmitted to the bank to which the order is addressed.

(f) "Good faith" means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing.

(g) "Prove" with respect to a fact means to meet the burden of establishing the fact (section 12A:1-201(8)).

(2) Other definitions applying to this chapter and the sections in which they appear are:

"Acceptance" Section 12A:4A-209

"Beneficiary" Section 12A:4A-103

"Beneficiary's bank" Section 12A:4A-103

"Executed" Section 12A:4A-301

"Execution date" Section 12A:4A-301

"Funds transfer" Section 12A:4A-104

"Funds-transfer system rule Section 12A:4A-501

"Intermediary bank" Section 12A:4A-104

"Originator" Section 12A:4A-104

"Originator's bank" Section 12A:4A-104

"Payment by beneficiary's

bank to beneficiary" Section 12A:4A-405

"Payment by originator to

beneficiary" Section 12A:4A-406

"Payment by sender

to receiving bank Section 12A:4A-403

"Payment date" Section 12A:4A-401

"Payment order" Section 12A:4A-103

"Receiving bank" Section 12A:4A-103

"Security procedure" Section 12A:4A-201

"Sender" Section 12A:4A-103

(3) The following definitions in chapter 4 apply to this chapter:

"Clearing house" Section 12A:4-104

"Item" Section 12A:4-104

"Suspends payments" Section 12A:4-104

(4) In addition, chapter 1 contains general definitions and principles of construction and interpretation applicable throughout this chapter.

L.1994,c.114,s.2.

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