South Carolina Code 36-7-303. Diversion; reconsignment; change of instructions
South Carolina Code > Title 36 > Chapter 7 > § 36-7-303 - Diversion; reconsignment; change of instructions
Current as of: 2009
(1) 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
(a) the holder of a negotiable bill; or
(b) the consignor on a nonnegotiable bill notwithstanding contrary instructions from the consignee; or
(c) 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
(d) the consignee on a nonnegotiable bill if he is entitled as against the consignor to dispose of them.
(2) Unless such 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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