1303.31 Person entitled to enforce instrument - UCC 3-301.

(A) "Person entitled to enforce" an instrument means any of the following persons:

(1) The holder of the instrument;

(2) A nonholder in possession of the instrument who has the rights of a holder;

(3) A person not in possession of the instrument who is entitled to enforce the instrument pursuant to section 1303.38 or division (D) of section 1303.58 of the Revised Code.

(B) A person may be a "person entitled to enforce" the instrument even though the person is not the owner of the instrument or is in wrongful possession of the instrument.

Effective Date: 08-19-1994 .