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General Laws

Section 8-302. (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsections (b) and (c), a purchaser of a certified or uncertified security acquires all rights in the security that the transferor had or had power to transfer.

(b) A purchaser of a limited interest acquires rights only to the extent of the interest purchased.

(c) A purchaser of a certificated security who as a previous holder had notice of an adverse claim does not improve its position by taking from a protected purchaser.

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