§ 10. Warehouse Receipts. Every operator shall, upon the receipt of personal property for storage, issue and
deliver to the depositor a negotiable or a non-negotiable warehouse receipt.
Negotiable warehouse receipt forms, complying in every respect with subsection (2)
of Section 7-202 of the “Uniform Commercial Code”, approved July 31, 1961, as amended,
1 must be printed in a form prescribed by the Commission, and prenumbered by a bonded
printer. Negotiable warehouse receipt forms must be kept under lock and key at the office
of the warehouse operator. A register must be kept of each negotiable warehouse receipt issued. Endorsements shall be made on the negotiable warehouse receipt of any partial deliveries
of goods covered by such receipt. Delivery of goods covered by a negotiable warehouse receipt without surrender of
such negotiable warehouse receipt shall be prohibited.
Non-negotiable warehouse receipts shall conform with subsection (2) of Section 7-202
of the “Uniform Commercial Code”, approved July 31, 1961, as amended.
The property of each depositor shall be specifically designated under a lot, product
code, batch, or other control unit agreed upon by the warehouseman and depositor. Said designation shall also appear on the receipt for the purpose of identification,
and a separate account and record shall be kept for each customer's property.
No operator shall issue any receipt unless the same shall state on the face thereof
in conspicuous type whether or not such goods are insured for the benefit of the depositor
against fire or any other casualty.
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