Sections
Subchapter I General 407.101 – 407.106
Subchapter II Warehouse Receipts: Special Provisions 407.201 – 407.210
Subchapter III Bills of Lading: Special Provisions 407.301 – 407.309
Subchapter IV Warehouse Receipts and Bills of Lading:general Obligations 407.401 – 407.404
Subchapter V Warehouse Receipts and Bills of Lading: Negotiation and Transfer 407.501 – 407.509
Subchapter VI Warehouse Receipts and Bills of Lading:miscellaneous Provisions 407.601 – 407.603

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 407

  • Acquire: when used in connection with a grant of power to any person, includes the acquisition by purchase, grant, gift or bequest. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated any state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "adult" means a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading, or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • County board: means the county board of supervisors. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Delivery order: means a record that contains an order to deliver goods directed to a warehouse, carrier, or other person that in the ordinary course of business issues warehouse receipts or bills of lading. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract for storage or transportation. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • Issuer: means a bailee that issues a document of title or, in the case of an unaccepted delivery order, the person that orders the possessor of goods to deliver. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • seal: includes the word "seal" the letters "L S" and a scroll or other device intended to represent a seal, if any is affixed in the proper place for a seal, as well as an impression of a seal on the instrument. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See Wisconsin Statutes 407.102
  • Week: means 7 consecutive days. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504