Maine Revised Statutes

§9-1201. General effectiveness of security agreement

(1).    Except as otherwise provided in this Title, a security agreement is effective according to its terms between the parties, against purchasers of the collateral and against creditors.
[ 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
(2).    A transaction subject to this Article is subject to any applicable rule of law that establishes a different rule for consumers, including Title 9-A, Title 30-A, sections 3960 to 3964-A and Title 32, sections 11001 to 11054.
[ 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
(3).    In case of conflict between this Article and a rule of law, statute or rule described in subsection (2), the rule of law, statute or rule controls. Failure to comply with a statute or rule described in subsection (2) has only the effect the statute or rule specifies.
[ 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
(4).    This Article does not:
(a). Validate any rate, charge, agreement or practice that violates a rule of law, statute or rule described in subsection (2); or [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
(b). Extend the application of the rule of law, statute or rule to a transaction not otherwise subject to rule of law, statute or rule. [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
[ 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 699, §A2 (NEW). 1999, c. 699, §A4 (AFF).