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2017 Georgia Code
Title 14 - Corporations, Partnerships, and Associations
Chapter 9 - Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act
Article 12 - Applicability
§ 14-9-1201. Partnerships covered by chapter
Universal Citation: GA Code § 14-9-1201 (2017)
- (a) This chapter governs all domestic limited partnerships formed on or after July 1 of the year in which this chapter becomes effective and all foreign limited partnerships transacting business in this state on or after July 1 of the year in which this chapter becomes effective.
- (b) A domestic limited partnership formed before July 1 of the year in which this chapter becomes effective may voluntarily elect, in accordance with any provision in its partnership agreement permitting it to do so or by complying with the procedures provided in its partnership agreement for amending the partnership agreement, to adopt the provisions of this chapter and thereafter may become subject to its provisions as of July 1 of the year in which this chapter becomes effective by filing with the Secretary of State at any time after April 15 of the year in which this chapter becomes effective a certificate of limited partnership that complies with this chapter or a certificate of amendment that would cause its certificate of limited partnership to comply with this chapter and that, in each case, specifically states that the limited partnership is electing to adopt the provisions of this chapter. Upon the later of July 1 of the year in which this chapter becomes effective or the filing of a document complying with the immediately preceding sentence, all provisions of this chapter shall thereafter apply to the limited partnership.
- (c) A domestic limited partnership formed before July 1 of the year in which this chapter becomes effective that does not adopt the provisions of this chapter pursuant to subsection (b) of this Code section shall continue to be governed by Article 1 or Article 2 of Chapter 9A of this title, as applicable.
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