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Priority of certain liens arising by operation of law.
F.S. 679.333
679.333 Priority of certain liens arising by operation of law.
(1) In this section, the term “possessory lien” means an interest, other than a security interest or an agricultural lien:
(a) Which secures payment or performance of an obligation for services or materials furnished with respect to goods by a person in the ordinary course of the person’s business;
(b) Which is created by statute or rule of law in favor of the person; and
(c) The effectiveness of which depends on the person’s possession of the goods.
(2) A possessory lien on goods has priority over a security interest in the goods unless the lien is created by a statute that expressly provides otherwise.
History.s. 3, ch. 2001-198.