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  400.9-301.  Law governing perfection and priority of security interests. — Except as otherwise provided in sections 400.9-303 through 400.9-306, the following rules determine the law governing perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of a security interest in collateral:

  (1)  Except as otherwise provided in this section, while a debtor is located in a jurisdiction, the local law of that jurisdiction governs perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of a security interest in collateral;

  (2)  While collateral is located in a jurisdiction, the local law of that jurisdiction governs perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of a possessory security interest in that collateral;

  (3)  Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (4), while negotiable documents, goods, instruments, money, or tangible chattel paper is located in a jurisdiction, the local law of that jurisdiction governs:

  (A)  Perfection of a security interest in the goods by filing a fixture filing;

  (B)  Perfection of a security interest in timber to be cut; and

  (C)  The effect of perfection or nonperfection and the priority of a nonpossessory security interest in the collateral;

  (4)  The local law of the jurisdiction in which the wellhead or minehead is located governs perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of a security interest in as-extracted collateral.

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(L. 1963 p. 503 § 9-301, A.L. 1988 S.B. 583, A.L. 1997 S.B. 6, A.L. 2001 S.B. 288)

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