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Transfer of letter of credit
Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) CHAPTER 38, ARTICLE 5
Section 5--112. Transfer of letter of credit.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in section 5--113, unless a letter of
credit provides that it is transferable, the right of a beneficiary to
draw or otherwise demand performance under a letter of credit may not be

(b) Even if a letter of credit provides that it is transferable, the
issuer may refuse to recognize or carry out a transfer if:

(1) the transfer would violate applicable law; or

(2) the transferor or transferee has failed to comply with any

requirement stated in the letter of credit or any other

requirement relating to transfer imposed by the issuer which

is within the standard practice referred to in subsection (e)

of section 5--108 or is otherwise reasonable under the