2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 12A - COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
Section 12A:9-807 - Amendment of pre-effective-date financing statement.

12A:9-807. Amendment of pre-effective-date financing statement.

12A:9-807. Amendment of Pre-Effective-Date Financing Statement.

(a) "Pre-effective-date financing statement." In this section, "pre-effective-date financing statement" means a financing statement filed before this act takes effect.

(b) Applicable law. After this act takes effect, a person may add or delete collateral covered by, continue or terminate the effectiveness of, or otherwise amend the information provided in, a pre-effective-date financing statement only in accordance with the law of the jurisdiction governing perfection as provided in Chapter 9 as amended by this act. However, the effectiveness of a pre-effective-date financing statement also may be terminated in accordance with the law of the jurisdiction in which the financing statement is filed.

(c) Method of amending: general rule. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d), if the law of this State governs perfection of a security interest, the information in a pre-effective-date financing statement may be amended after this act takes effect only if:

(1) the pre-effective-date financing statement and an amendment are filed in the office specified in 12A:9-501;

(2) an amendment is filed in the office specified in 12A:9-501 concurrently with, or after the filing in that office of, an initial financing statement that satisfies 12A:9-806 (c); or

(3) an initial financing statement that provides the information as amended and satisfies 12A:9-806 (c) is filed in the office specified in 12A:9-501.

(d) Method of amending: continuation. If the law of this State governs perfection of a security interest, the effectiveness of a pre-effective-date financing statement may be continued only under 12A:9-805(c) and (e) or 12A:9-806.

(e) Method of amending: additional termination rule. Whether or not the law of this State governs perfection of a security interest, the effectiveness of a pre-effective-date financing statement filed in this State may be terminated after this act takes effect by filing a termination statement in the office in which the pre-effective-date financing statement is filed, unless an initial financing statement that satisfies 12A:9-806(c) has been filed in the office specified by the law of the jurisdiction governing perfection as provided in Chapter 9 as amended by this act as the office in which to file a financing statement.

L.2013, c.65, s.30.

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