(a) A person who consigns goods to a commission merchant shall send to the commission
merchant a written statement stating the quantity, the quality or class, and the condition
of the consigned goods.
(b) On receipt of the statement, the commission merchant shall promptly notify the
consignor of any objection the commission merchant has to the stated class, quality,
or quantity and the condition of the consigned goods. If the commission merchant fails to object, the statement is prima facie evidence
of the class, quality, or quantity and the condition of the consigned goods.
(c) On receipt by the commission merchant of the goods, the commission merchant shall
give to the agent of the carrier delivering the goods a receipt for the goods. The receipt must state the quality, quantity, grade, and condition of the goods.
(d) The agent of the carrier shall keep the receipt on file in the carrier's office
for six months from the date of receiving the receipt. The receipt may be inspected by a person interested in the shipment.
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