§ 7-16-13. Certificates of correction.
(a) If any document filed with the secretary of state under this chapter contains any typographical error, error of transcription or other technical error or has been defectively executed, the document may be corrected by filing a certificate of correction.
(b) A certificate of correction shall set forth:
(1) The title of the document being corrected;
(2) The name of each party to the document being corrected;
(3) The date that the document being corrected was filed; and
(4) The provision in the document as previously filed and as corrected and, if execution of the document was defective, the manner in which it was defective.
(c) A certificate of correction may not make any other change or amendment that would not have complied in all respects with the requirements of this chapter at the time the document being corrected was filed.
(d) A certificate of correction shall be executed in the same manner in which the document being corrected was required to be executed.
(e) A certificate of correction may not:
(1) Change the effective date of the document being corrected; or
(2) Affect any right or liability accrued or incurred before its filing, except that any right or liability accrued or incurred by reason of the error or defect being corrected shall be extinguished by the filing if the person having the right or liability has not detrimentally relied on the original document.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 280, § 1.)