(1. A financing statement or continuation statement filed prior to July 1, 1974, which shall not have lapsed prior to July 1, 1974, shall remain effective for the period provided in Title 8.9 as amended through 1972, but not less than five years after the filing.
(2. With respect to any collateral acquired by the debtor subsequent to June 30, 1974, any effective financing statement or continuation statement described in this section shall apply only if the filing or filings are in the office or offices that would be appropriate to perfect the security interests in the new collateral under this act of 1973.
(3. The effectiveness of any financing statement or continuation statement filed prior to July 1, 1974, may be continued by a continuation statement as permitted by this act, except that if this act requires a filing in an office where there was no previous financing statement, a new financing statement conforming to § 8.11-106 shall be filed in that office.
(4. If the record of a mortgage of real estate would have been effective as a fixture filing of goods described therein if this act had been in effect on the date of recording the mortgage, the mortgage shall be deemed effective as a fixture filing as to such goods under subsection (6) of § 8.9-402 of this act on the effective date of this act.
1973, c. 509.