endorsement
en·dorse·ment also in·dorse·ment n
1: the act or process of endorsing
2: an inscription (as a signature or notation) on a document or instrument; esp: an inscription usu. on the back of a negotiable instrument that transfers or guarantees the instrument
blank endorsement: an endorsement (as a signature) of a negotiable instrument that does not name a transferee and that makes the instrument payable to bearer – called also endorsement in blank;
qualified endorsement: an endorsement of a negotiable instrument with words (as “without recourse”) that limit or qualify the endorser's liability
restrictive endorsement: an endorsement of a negotiable instrument with words (as “for deposit only”) that limit the further negotiation of the instrument
◇ A restrictive endorsement does not prevent further negotiation of the instrument under the Uniform Commercial Code.
spe·cial endorsement: an endorsement of a negotiable instrument with words (as “Pay to Jane Doe”) that make the instrument payable to a specified person
3: a provision added to an insurance policy that alters its coverage
a theft endorsement

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.


endorsement
1. See indorsement.
2. the marking of the details of a conviction on a driving licence. It is now the penalty points rather than the endorsements themselves that are of importance. See totting up.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


endorsement
The placing of a signature on the back of a check, bill of exchange, or other negotiable instrument so as to make it cashable or transferable.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


endorsement
n. A change to an insurance policy.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


endorsement
A signature on a commercial paper or document.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


endorsement
A signature on a commercial paper or document.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

endorsement
   (indorsement)
n.
   1) the act of the owner or payee signing his/her name to the back of a check, bill of exchange or other negotiable instrument so as to make it payable to another or cashable by any person. An endorsement may be made after a specific direction ("pay to Dolly Madison" or "for deposit only"), called a qualified endorsement, or with no qualifying language, thereby making it payable to the holder, called a blank endorsement. There are also other forms of endorsement which may give credit or restrict the use of the check.
   2) the act of pledging or committing support to a program, proposal or candidate.
   See also: negotiable instrument

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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