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Art. 2254.  Execution by sheriff; return; wrongful seizure

A.  The sheriff shall proceed promptly to execute the writ and make a return to the clerk who issued it, stating the manner in which it was executed.

B.  Since secured collateral subject to a security interest under Chapter 9 of the Louisiana Commercial Laws (R.S. 10:9-101, et seq.) need only be reasonably described in the debtor's security agreement (R.S. 10:9-110), the sheriff shall have no liability to the debtor or to any third party for wrongful or improper seizure of the debtor's or third party's property of the same general type as described in the debtor's security agreement.  If necessary, the sheriff shall request the secured creditor to identify the property subject to the security agreement and shall act pursuant to the secured creditor's instructions.  The debtor's and other owner's sole remedy for the wrongful or improper seizure of the property shall be for actual losses sustained under R.S. 10:9-507(1) against the secured creditor on whose behalf and pursuant to whose instructions the sheriff may act.

Acts 1989, No. 137, §18, eff. Sept.  1, 1989.

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