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2004 Florida Statutes

Section 677.203, Florida Statutes 2004

677.203  Liability of nonreceipt or misdescription.--A party to or purchaser for value in good faith of a document of title other than a bill of lading relying in either case upon the description therein of the goods may recover from the issuer damages caused by the nonreceipt or misdescription of the goods, except to the extent that the document conspicuously indicates that the issuer does not know whether any part or all of the goods in fact were received or conform to the description, as where the description is in terms of marks or labels or kind, quantity or condition, or the receipt or description is qualified by "contents, condition and quality unknown," "said to contain" or the like, if such indication be true, or the party or purchaser otherwise has notice.

History.--s. 1, ch. 65-254.

Note.--s. 7-203, U.C.C.; supersedes s. 678.20.