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1. Unless the bill of lading otherwise provides, a carrier may deliver the goods to a person or destination other than that stated in the bill or may otherwise dispose of the goods, without liability for misdelivery, on instructions from:
a. The holder of a negotiable bill;
b. The consignor on a non-negotiable bill, even if the consignee has given contrary instructions;
c. The consignee on a non-negotiable bill in the absence of contrary instructions from the consignor, if the goods have arrived at the billed destination or if the consignee is in possession of the tangible bill or in control of the electronic bill; or
d. The consignee on a non-negotiable bill, if the consignee is entitled as against the consignor to dispose of the goods.
2. Unless instructions described in subsection 1 are included in a negotiable bill of lading, a person to which the bill is duly negotiated may hold the bailee according to the original terms.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - North Dakota Century Code Title 41. Uniform Commercial Code § 41-07-19. (7-303) Diversion--Reconsignment--Change of instructions - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nd/title-41-uniform-commercial-code/nd-cent-code-sect-41-07-19/
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