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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1955 NO. 60 > Apr 20 1955

(1) Warrants are not negotiable instruments within the law of merchants.  (2) Certificate of service and transfer of ownership may be combined so as to require one endorsement only.  (3) Assignment of payees interest in warrant cannot affect statutory requirement of certificate.  (4) Amendment to RCW 42.24.030 is permissive, not mandatory.