2017 Oregon Revised Statutes
Volume : 02 - Business Organizations, Commercial Code
Chapter 079 - Secured Transactions
Section 79.0108 - UCC 9-108. Sufficiency of description.

Universal Citation: OR Rev Stat § 79.0108 (2017)

(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsections (3), (4) and (5) of this section, a description of personal or real property is sufficient, whether or not it is specific, if it reasonably identifies what is described.

(2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (4) of this section, a description of collateral reasonably identifies the collateral if it identifies the collateral by:

(a) Specific listing;

(b) Category;

(c) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (5) of this section, a type of collateral defined in the Uniform Commercial Code;

(d) Quantity;

(e) Computational or allocational formula or procedure; or

(f) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3) of this section, any other method, if the identity of the collateral is objectively determinable.

(3) A description of collateral as "all the debtor’s assets" or "all the debtor’s personal property" or using words of similar import does not reasonably identify the collateral.

(4) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (5) of this section, a description of a security entitlement, securities account or commodity account is sufficient if it describes:

(a) The collateral by those terms or as investment property; or

(b) The underlying financial asset or commodity contract.

(5) A description only by type of collateral defined in the Uniform Commercial Code is an insufficient description of:

(a) A commercial tort claim; or

(b) In a consumer transaction, consumer goods, a security entitlement, a securities account or a commodity account. [2001 c.445 §8]

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