2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 6A - Uniform Commercial Code
CHAPTER 6A-3 - Negotiable Instruments
§ 6A-3-201 - Negotiation.
§ 6A-3-201 Negotiation. (a) "Negotiation" means a transfer of possession, whether voluntary or involuntary, of an instrument by a person other than the issuer to a person who thereby becomes its holder.
(b) Except for negotiation by a remitter, if an instrument is payable to an identified person, negotiation requires transfer of possession of the instrument and its indorsement by the holder. If an instrument is payable to bearer, it may be negotiated by transfer of possession alone.
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