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336.4A-212 LIABILITY AND DUTY OF RECEIVING BANK REGARDING
UNACCEPTED PAYMENT ORDER.
If a receiving bank fails to accept a payment order that it is obliged by express agreement to
accept, the bank is liable for breach of the agreement to the extent provided in the agreement or in
this article, but does not otherwise have any duty to accept a payment order or, before acceptance,
to take any action, or refrain from taking action, with respect to the order except as provided in
this article or by express agreement. Liability based on acceptance arises only when acceptance
occurs as stated in section 336.4A-209, and liability is limited to that provided in this article. A
receiving bank is not the agent of the sender or beneficiary of the payment order it accepts, or of
any other party to the funds transfer, and the bank owes no duty to any party to the funds transfer
except as provided in this article or by express agreement.
History: 1990 c 582 art 1 s 20