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(a) Unless otherwise instructed, a collecting bank in a good faith effort to secure payment of a specific item drawn on a payor other than a bank, and with or without the approval of a person involved, may waive, modify, or extend time limits imposed or permitted by the code for a period not exceeding two additional banking days without discharge of drawers or endorsers or liability to its transferor or a prior party.
(b) Delay by a collecting bank or payor bank beyond time limits prescribed or permitted by the code or by instructions is excused if the delay is caused by interruption of communication or computer facilities, suspension of payments by another bank, war, emergency conditions, failure of equipment, or other circumstances beyond the control of the bank, and if the bank exercises the diligence circumstances require.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 45. Trade and Commerce § 45.04.109. Delays - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-45-trade-and-commerce/ak-st-sect-45-04-109/
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