Uniform Commercial Code

Secured Transactions

Perfection and Priority

SECTION 6A-9-331

§ 6A-9-331. Priority of rights of purchasers of instruments, documents, and securities under other chapters; priority of interests in financial assets and security entitlements under chapter 8.

(a) Rights under chapters 3, 7, and 8 not limited. This chapter does not limit the rights of a holder in due course of a negotiable instrument, a holder to which a negotiable document of title has been duly negotiated, or a protected purchaser of a security. These holders or purchasers take priority over an earlier security interest, even if perfected, to the extent provided in chapters 3, 7, and 8.

(b) Protection under chapter 8. This chapter does not limit the rights of or impose liability on a person to the extent that the person is protected against the assertion of a claim under chapter 8.

(c) Filing not notice. Filing under this chapter does not constitute notice of a claim or defense to the holders, or purchasers, or persons described in subsections (a) and (b).

History of Section.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 182, § 6; P.L. 2000, ch. 420, § 6.)