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Uniform Commercial Code, U.C.C. § 2-403, Power to Transfer; Good Faith Purchase of Goods; "Entrusting"
U.C.C. § 2-403 (1998)
This U.C.C. provision establishes the general rule that a transferor of goods can only convey that title which he has the power to convey. The exception is that a transferor with voidable title has the power to convey good title to a good faith purchaser for value even if certain conditions are present in the transaction
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