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56-2-1      Suretyship defined.
56-2-2      Apparent principal may show that he is a surety.
56-2-3      Joint control of deposits of assets--Agreement between insured and surety--Withdrawal procedure.
56-2-4      Rights of a surety same as guarantor.
56-2-5      Performance of obligation when due by principal--Compelling by surety.
56-2-6      Neglect of creditor to proceed against principal at request of surety--Surety exonerated to the extent which he is prejudiced.
56-2-7      Property of principal first resorted to.
56-2-8      Surety exonerated in like manner with guarantor.
56-2-9      Surety exonerated by performance or offer of performance.
56-2-10      Surety exonerated to extent prejudiced by act of creditor.
56-2-11      Surety exonerated to extent prejudiced by omission of creditor.
56-2-12      Liability of surety limited by express terms of contract--Penalty for breach.
56-2-13      Suretyship relation not changed by creditor's judgment against surety.
56-2-14      Satisfaction of principal obligation by surety--Reimbursement, exception as to other persons.
56-2-15, 56-2-16. Repealed.
56-2-17      Surety subrogated to rights of creditor.

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