Unless otherwise instructed and except as provided in ORS chapter 75, a bank presenting a documentary draft:
(1) Must deliver the documents to the drawee on acceptance of the draft if it is payable more than three days after presentment; otherwise, only on payment; and
(2) Upon dishonor, either in the case of presentment for acceptance or presentment for payment, may seek and follow instructions from any referee in case of need designated in the draft or if the presenting bank does not choose to utilize the referee’s services, it must use diligence and good faith to ascertain the reason for dishonor, must notify its transferor of the dishonor and of the results of its effort to ascertain the reasons therefor and must request instructions.
However, the presenting bank is under no obligation with respect to goods represented by the documents except to follow any reasonable instructions seasonably received; it has a right to reimbursement for any expense incurred in following instructions and to prepayment of or indemnity for those expenses. [1961 c.726 §74.5030; 1993 c.545 §112]Section: Previous 74.2160 74.3010 74.3020 74.3030 74.4010 74.4020 74.4030 74.4040 74.4050 74.4060 74.4070 74.5010 74.5020 74.5030 74.5040 Next
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