Unless the context of any statute requires a different interpretation, all words and terms appearing in any statute and relating to security in personal property shall be construed to mean their counterparts in subdivision (35) of subsection (b) of § 42a-1-201 and chapter 748. In particular “chattel mortgage”, “conditional sale contract” or “lien” on personal property, except a lien of the type to which chapter 748 does not apply under subdivision (2) of subsection (d) of § 42a-9-109, shall be construed to mean “security interest”; “mortgagor” and “conditional vendee” shall be construed to mean “debtor”; “mortgagee” and “conditional vendor” shall be construed to mean “secured party”.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 1-1a

  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.