9-702. Savings clause.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this part, this article applies to a transaction or lien within its scope, even if the transaction or lien was entered into or created before July 1, 2001.

(b) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c) and sections 9-703 to 9-709:

(1) transactions and liens that were not governed by article 9, as such article existed immediately before July 1, 2001, were validly entered into or created before July 1, 2001, and would be subject to this article if they had been entered into or created on or after July 1, 2001, and the rights, duties, and interests flowing from those transactions and liens remain valid on and after July 1, 2001; and

(2) the transactions and liens may be terminated, completed, consummated, and enforced as required or permitted by this article or by the law that otherwise would apply if this article had not become law.

(c) This article does not affect an action, case, or proceeding commenced before July 1, 2001.

Source:Laws 1999, LB 550, § 205; Laws 2000, LB 929, § 45.

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