PDFRCW 62A.8-203

Staleness as notice of defect or defense.

After an act or event, other than a call that has been revoked, creating a right to immediate performance of the principal obligation represented by a certificated security or setting a date on or after which the security is to be presented or surrendered for redemption or exchange, a purchaser is charged with notice of any defect in its issue or defense of the issuer, if the act or event:
(1) Requires the payment of money, the delivery of a certificated security, the registration of transfer of an uncertificated security, or any of them on presentation or surrender of the security certificate, the money or security is available on the date set for payment or exchange, and the purchaser takes the security more than one year after that date; or
(2) Is not covered by subsection (1) of this section and the purchaser takes the security more than two years after the date set for surrender or presentation or the date on which performance became due.
[ 1995 c 48 s 19; 1986 c 35 s 10; 1965 ex.s. c 157 s 8-203. Cf. former RCW sections: RCW 62.01.052(2) and 62.01.053; 1955 c 35 ss 62.01.052 and 62.01.053; prior: 1899 c 149 ss 52 and 53; RRS ss 3443 and 3444.]


Effective date1995 c 48: See RCW 62A.11-113.