2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 12A - COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
Section 12A:9-501 - Filing office.

12A:9-501 Filing office.

12A:9-501. Filing Office.

(a) Filing offices. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), if the local law of this State governs perfection of a security interest or agricultural lien, the office in which to file a financing statement to perfect the security interest or agricultural lien is :

(1) the office designated for the filing or recording of a record of a mortgage on the related real property, if:

(A) the collateral is as-extracted collateral or timber to be cut; or

(B) the financing statement is filed as a fixture filing and the collateral is goods that are or are to become fixtures; or

(2) the Division of Commercial Recording or other office designated by Executive Order, in all other cases, including a case in which the collateral is goods that are or are to become fixtures and the financing statement is not filed as a fixture filing.

(b) Filing office for transmitting utilities. The office in which to file a financing statement to perfect a security interest in collateral, including fixtures, of a transmitting utility is the Division of Commercial Recording or other office designated by Executive Order. The financing statement also constitutes a fixture filing as to the collateral indicated in the financing statement which is or is to become fixtures.

L.2001, c.117, s.1; amended 2001, c.386, s.66.

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