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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 46 - 7 - 401 Part 4. Warehouse Receipts and Bills of Lading: General Obligations.
§46-7-401. Irregularities in issue of receipt or bill or conduct of issuer.
The obligations imposed by this article on an issuer apply to a document of title even if:

(1) The document does not comply with the requirements of this article or of any other statute, rule, or regulation regarding its issuance, form, or content;

(2) The issuer violated laws regulating the conduct of its business;

(3) The goods covered by the document were owned by the bailee when the document was issued; or

(4) The person issuing the document is not a warehouse but the document purports to be a warehouse receipt.

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