(1) Any limited partnership formed on or after July 1, 1986, shall be governed by this chapter.
(2) Any limited partnership formed before July 1, 1986, shall be governed by this chapter except as follows:
(a) The limited partnership shall not be required to change its name to comply with ORS 70.010 (Name of limited partnership) (1)(a) unless the limited partnership changes its name after July 1, 1986.
(b) The limited partnership need not file with the Secretary of State a certificate of amendment that would cause its certificate of limited partnership to comply with this chapter until the occurrence of an event that, under this chapter, requires the filing of a certificate of amendment. If any limited partnership formed before July 1, 1986, fails to file such a certificate of amendment required under this chapter, the limited partnership nevertheless shall be governed by this chapter. [Formerly 70.455]