MS 1990 [Repealed, 1992 c 565 s 114
336.3-504 EXCUSED PRESENTMENT AND NOTICE OF DISHONOR.
(a) Presentment for payment or acceptance of an instrument is excused if (i) the person
entitled to present the instrument cannot with reasonable diligence make presentment, (ii) the
maker or acceptor has repudiated an obligation to pay the instrument or is dead or in insolvency
proceedings, (iii) by the terms of the instrument presentment is not necessary to enforce the
obligation of endorsers or the drawer, (iv) the drawer or endorser whose obligation is being
enforced has waived presentment or otherwise has no reason to expect or right to require that the
instrument be paid or accepted, or (v) the drawer instructed the drawee not to pay or accept the
draft or the drawee was not obligated to the drawer to pay the draft.
(b) Notice of dishonor is excused if (i) by the terms of the instrument notice of dishonor is
not necessary to enforce the obligation of a party to pay the instrument, or (ii) the party whose
obligation is being enforced waived notice of dishonor. A waiver of presentment is also a waiver
of notice of dishonor.
(c) Delay in giving notice of dishonor is excused if the delay was caused by circumstances
beyond the control of the person giving the notice and the person giving the notice exercised
reasonable diligence after the cause of the delay ceased to operate.
History: 1992 c 565 s 64