Alaska Statutes.
Title 45. Trade and Commerce
Chapter 7. Warehouse Receipts, Bills of Lading, and Other Documents of Title
Section 303. Diversion; Reconsignment; Change of Instructions.
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AS 45.07.303. Diversion; Reconsignment; Change of Instructions.

(a) Unless the bill of lading otherwise provides, the carrier may deliver the goods to a person or destination other than that stated in the bill or may otherwise dispose of the goods on instructions from

(1) the holder of a negotiable bill;

(2) the consignor on a nonnegotiable bill notwithstanding contrary instruction from the consignee;

(3) the consignee on a nonnegotiable 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 bill; or

(4) the consignee on a nonnegotiable bill if the consignee is entitled as against the consignor to dispose of them.

(b) Unless the instructions are noted on a negotiable bill of lading, a person to whom the bill is duly negotiated can hold the bailee according to the original terms.

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