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Section: Arbitrary refusal to renew lease; penalty

Statute: 12A:1-105

12A:1-105. Territorial application of the act; parties' power to choose applicable law. (1) Except as provided hereafter in this section, when a transaction bears a reasonable relation to this State and also to another state or nation the parties may agree that the law either of this State or of such other state or nation shall govern their rights and duties. Failing such agreement this act applies to transactions bearing an appropriate relation to this State. (2) Where one of the following provisions of this act specifies the applicable law, that provision governs and a contrary agreement is effective only to the extent permitted by the law (including the conflict of laws rules) so specified: Rights of seller's creditors against sold goods. 12A:2-402. Applicability of the Chapter on Leases. 12A:2A-105 and 12A:2A-106. Applicability of the Chapter on Bank Deposits and Collections. 12A:4-102. Governing law in the Chapter on Funds Transfers. 12A:4A-507. Governing law in the chapter on Letters of Credit. 12A:5-116. Applicability of the Chapter on Investment Securities. 12A:8-110. Law governing perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of security interests and agricultural liens. 12A:9-301 through 12A:9-307. L.1961, c.120, s.1-105; amended 1981, c.138, s.1; 1994, c.114, s.3; 1997, c.252, s.16; 1997, c.395, s.2; 2001, c.117, s.2.

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