§ 2-1101 Short title
§ 2-1102 Scope
§ 2-1103 Definitions
§ 2-1104 Leases subject to other statutes
§ 2-1105 Territorial application of article to goods covered by certificate of title
§ 2-1106 Limitation on power of parties to consumer lease to choose applicable law and judicial forum
§ 2-1107 Waiver or renunciation of claim or right after default
§ 2-1108 Unconscionability
§ 2-1109 Option to accelerate at will
§ 2-1201 Statute of frauds
§ 2-1202 Final written expression; parol or extrinsic evidence
§ 2-1203 Seals inoperative
§ 2-1204 Formation in general
§ 2-1205 Firm offers
§ 2-1206 Offer and acceptance in formation of lease contract
§ 2-1208 Modification, rescission and waiver
§ 2-1209 Lessee under finance lease as beneficiary of supply contract
§ 2-1210 Express warranties
§ 2-1211 Warranties against interference and against infringement; lessee’s obligation against infringement
§ 2-1212 Implied warranty of merchantability
§ 2-1213 Implied warranty of fitness for particular purpose
§ 2-1214 Exclusion or modification of warranties
§ 2-1215 Cumulation and conflict of warranties express or implied
§ 2-1216 Third-party beneficiaries of express and implied warranties
§ 2-1217 Identification
§ 2-1218 Insurance and proceeds
§ 2-1219 Risk of loss
§ 2-1220 Effect of default on risk of loss
§ 2-1221 Casualty to identified goods
§ 2-1301 Enforceability of lease contract
§ 2-1302 Title to and possession of goods
§ 2-1303 Alienability of party’s interest under lease contract or of lessor’s residual interest in goods; delegation of performance; assignment of rights
§ 2-1304 Subsequent lease of goods by lessor
§ 2-1305 Sale or sublease of goods by lessee
§ 2-1306 Priority of certain liens arising by operation of law
§ 2-1307 Priority of liens arising by attachment or levy on, security interests in and other claims to goods
§ 2-1308 Special rights of creditors
§ 2-1309 Lessor’s and lessee’s rights when goods become fixtures
§ 2-1310 Lessor’s and lessee’s rights when goods become accessions
§ 2-1311 Priority subject to subordination
§ 2-1401 Insecurity; adequate assurance of performance
§ 2-1402 Anticipatory repudiation
§ 2-1403 Retraction of anticipatory repudiation
§ 2-1404 Substituted performance
§ 2-1405 Excused performance
§ 2-1406 Procedure on excused performance
§ 2-1407 Irrevocable promises; finance leases
§ 2-1501 Default; procedure
§ 2-1502 Notice after default
§ 2-1503 Modification or impairment of rights and remedies
§ 2-1504 Liquidation of damages
§ 2-1505 Cancellation and termination and effect of cancellation, termination, rescission or fraud on rights and remedies
§ 2-1506 Statute of limitations
§ 2-1507 Proof of market rent; time and place
§ 2-1508 Lessee’s remedies
§ 2-1509 Lessee’s rights on improper delivery; rightful rejection
§ 2-1510 Installment lease contracts; rejection and default
§ 2-1511 Merchant lessee’s duties as to rightfully rejected goods
§ 2-1512 Lessee’s duties as to rightfully rejected goods
§ 2-1513 Cure by lessor of improper tender or delivery; replacement
§ 2-1514 Waiver of lessee’s objections
§ 2-1515 Acceptance of goods
§ 2-1516 Effect of acceptance of goods; notice of default; burden of establishing default after acceptance; notice of claim or litigation to person answerable over
§ 2-1517 Revocation of acceptance of goods
§ 2-1518 Cover; substitute goods
§ 2-1519 Lessee’s damages for nondelivery, repudiation, default and breach of warranty in regard to accepted goods
§ 2-1520 Lessee’s incidental and consequential damages
§ 2-1521 Lessee’s right to specific performance or replevin
§ 2-1522 Lessee’s right to goods on lessor’s insolvency
§ 2-1523 Lessor’s remedies
§ 2-1524 Lessor’s right to identify goods to lease contract
§ 2-1525 Lessor’s right to possession of goods
§ 2-1526 Lessor’s stoppage of delivery in transit or otherwise
§ 2-1527 Lessor’s rights to dispose of goods
§ 2-1528 Lessor’s damages for nonacceptance, failure to pay, repudiation or other default
§ 2-1529 Lessor’s action for the rent
§ 2-1530 Lessor’s incidental damages
§ 2-1531 Standing to sue third parties for injury to goods
§ 2-1532 Lessor’s rights to residual interest

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 11 > Article 2-A

  • Any election: means primary and general elections and referenda, whether regular or special. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 11401
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Board of directors: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Business day: means any day of the calendar year other than a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Candidate: means any person who has filed a petition under either sections 335 and 336 or sections 354 and 355 and has qualified as a candidate by either procedure, or any person who has received contributions or made expenditures or has given his consent for any other person to receive contributions or make expenditures with the intent of qualifying as a candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Caucus: means a meeting of a political party or committee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Central voter registration system: means a single electronic information system and database for voter registration information maintained by the Secretary of State and used by all municipal jurisdictions in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Challenged ballot: means a ballot cast by one whose eligibility to vote has been questioned during election day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Chief executive officer: means the Chief Executive Officer of the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 11401
  • Closed period: means that time period when the registrar may accept only those voter registration applications presented in person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Commercial unit: means such a unit of goods as by commercial usage is a single whole for purposes of lease and division of which materially impairs its character or value on the market or in use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Consumer lease: means a lease that a lessor regularly engaged in the business of leasing or selling makes to a lessee who is an individual and who takes under the lease primarily for a personal, family or household purpose, if the total payments to be made under the lease contract, excluding payments for options to renew or buy, do not exceed $25,000. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • County office: means the office of judge of probate, register of probate, county treasurer, register of deeds, sheriff, district attorney or county commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Election official: means a warden, ward clerk, deputy warden or election clerk. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Election year: means the calendar year within which a particular election is held. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Electoral division: means an area set off for election purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Enroll: means to enlist as a member of a political party. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fault: means wrongful act, omission, breach or default. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Finance lease: means a lease with respect to which:  
    (i) The lessor does not select, manufacture or supply the goods;  
    (ii) The lessor acquires the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods in connection with the lease; and  
    (iii) One of the following occurs:  
    (A) The lessee receives a copy of the contract by which the lessor acquired the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods before signing the lease contract;  
    (B) The lessee's approval of the contract by which the lessor acquired the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods is a condition to effectiveness of the lease contract;  
    (C) The lessee, before signing the lease contract, receives an accurate and complete statement designating the promises and warranties, and any disclaimers of warranties, limitations or modifications of remedies, or liquidated damages, including those of a third party, such as the manufacturer of the goods, provided to the lessor by the person supplying the goods in connection with or as part of the contract by which the lessor acquired the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods; or  
    (D) If the lease is not a consumer lease, the lessor, before the lessee signs the lease contract, informs the lessee in writing: of the identity of the person supplying the goods to the lessor, unless the lessee has selected that person and directed the lessor to acquire the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods from that person; that the lessee is entitled under this Article to the promises and warranties, including those of any third party, provided to the lessor by the person supplying the goods in connection with or as part of the contract by which the lessor acquired the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods; and that the lessee may communicate with the person supplying the goods to the lessor and receive an accurate and complete statement of those promises and warranties, including any disclaimers and limitations of them or of remedies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • General election: means the regular election of state and county officials occurring biennially in November. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Goods: means all things that are movable at the time of identification to the lease contract including mobile homes, or are fixtures (section 2-1309), but the term does not include money, documents, instruments, accounts, chattel paper, general intangibles or minerals or the like, including oil and gas, before extraction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Immediate family: means a person's spouse, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, sister, half-sister, brother, half-brother, stepparent, stepgrandparent, stepchild, stepgrandchild, stepsister, stepbrother, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, guardian, former guardian, domestic partner, the half-brother or half-sister of a person's spouse, or the spouse of a person's half-brother or half-sister. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Incoming voting list: means the printed list of all of the voters in a municipality that is used by election officials at a voting place to record which voters have been issued a ballot at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Installment lease contract: means a lease contract that authorizes or requires the delivery of goods in separate lots to be separately accepted, even though the lease contract contains the clause, "each delivery is a separate lease" or its equivalent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Joint meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • Lease: means a transfer of the right to possession and use of goods for a term in return for consideration, but a sale, including a sale on approval or a sale or return, or retention or creation of a security interest is not a lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Lease agreement: means the bargain, with respect to the lease, of the lessor and the lessee in fact as found in their language or by implication from other circumstances including course of dealing or usage of trade or course of performance as provided in this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Lease contract: means the total legal obligation that results from the lease agreement as affected by this Article and any other applicable rules of law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Leasehold interest: means the interest of the lessor or the lessee under a lease contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Lessee: means a person who acquires the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Lessor: means a person who transfers the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Lien: means a charge against or interest in goods to secure payment of a debt or performance of an obligation, but the term does not include a security interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Lot: means a parcel or a single article that is the subject matter of a separate lease or delivery, whether or not it is sufficient to perform the lease contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • may: when used in this Title, is used in a permissive sense to grant authority or permission, but not to create duty, to act in the manner specified by the context. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 7
  • Merchant lessee: means a lessee that is a merchant with respect to goods of the kind subject to the lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Mobile home: means a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9091
  • Mobile home park: means any parcel of land under single or common ownership or control which contains, or is designed, laid out or adapted to accommodate 2 or more mobile homes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9091
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Municipal committee: means a city, town or ward committee of a political party. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Normal wear and tear: means that deterioration which occurs, without negligence, carelessness, accident or abuse of the premises or equipment by the tenant, members of the tenant's household or their invitees or guests. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9091
  • Party: means a political organization which has qualified to participate in a primary or general election under chapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Political committee: means 2 or more persons associated for the purpose of promoting or defeating a candidate, party or principle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Population: means the population determined by the last Decennial Census of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Present value: means the amount as of a date certain of one or more sums payable in the future, discounted to the date certain. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Primary election: means the regular election for the election of nominees of a party for the general election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Purchase: includes taking by sale, lease, mortgage, security interest, pledge, gift or any other voluntary transaction creating an interest in goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Question: means any proposition submitted to the voters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Register: means to enlist as a voter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Registrar: means the registrar or deputy registrar of voters of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Residence: means that place where the person has established a fixed and principal home to which the person, whenever temporarily absent, intends to return. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Residence address: means the street and number or other designation indicating the physical location of a person's residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • Security deposit: means any advance or deposit of money, the primary function of which is to secure the performance of a rental agreement for a mobile home, including premises used solely for the storage or display of mobile homes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9091
  • Signature: includes a signature stamp and a signature written by another registered voter on behalf of an individual in accordance with the procedure set forth in section 153-A and, for an individual who is unable to sign that individual's own name, a mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Special election: means an election other than a regular election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Sublease: means a lease of goods the right to possession and use of which was acquired by the lessor as a lessee under an existing lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Supplier: means a person from whom a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased under a finance lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Supply contract: means a contract under which a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Tenant: means a mobile home owner who rents a parcel of land in a mobile home park. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9091
  • Township: means unorganized territory. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Treasurer: means a person appointed by a candidate or a political committee to accept or disburse money to promote or defeat a candidate, party or principle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Voting district: means an area set off from another in the same municipality for voting purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Voting place: means the building in which ballots are cast at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Warden: means the presiding officer at a voting place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Write-in candidate: means a person whose name does not appear on the ballot under the office designation to which a voter may wish to elect the candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1