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§ 909. Protections for registering entity

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 71. Securities

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 71. Securities (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Oklahoma Uniform Tod Security Registration Act (Refs & Annos)
71 Okl.St.Ann. § 909
§ 909. Protections for registering entity
A. A registering entity is not required to offer or to accept a request for security registration in beneficiary form. If a registration in beneficiary form is offered by a registering entity, the owner requesting registration in beneficiary form assents to the protections given to the registering entity by this act.1
B. By accepting a request for registration of a security in beneficiary form, the registering entity agrees that the registration will be implemented on death of the owner as provided in this act.
C. 1. A registering entity is discharged from all claims to a security by the estate, creditors, heirs, or devisees of a deceased owner if it registers a transfer of the security in accordance with Section 7 of this act2 and does so in good faith reliance on:
a. the registration,
b. this act, and
c. information provided to it by affidavit of the personal representative of the deceased owner, or by the surviving beneficiary or by the surviving beneficiary's representatives, or other information available to the registering entity;
2. The protections of this act do not extend to a reregistration or payment made after a registering entity has received written notice from any claimant to any interest in the security objecting to implementation of a registration in beneficiary form. No other notice or other information available to the registering entity affects its right to protection under this act.
D. The protection provided by this act to the registering entity of a security does not affect the rights of beneficiaries in disputes between themselves and other claimants to ownership of the security transferred or its value or proceeds.


Laws 1994, c. 208, § 9, eff. Sept. 1, 1994.


Title 71, § 901 et seq.
Title 71, § 907.
71 Okl. St. Ann. § 909, OK ST T. 71 § 909
Current with legislation of the First Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2023) and the First Extraordinary Session of the 59th Legislature (2023). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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