[§553A-21] Applicability. This chapter applies to a transfer within the scope of section 553A-2 made after July 1, 1985 if:
(1) The transfer purports to have been made under the Hawaii Uniform Gifts to Minors Act; or
(2) The instrument by which the transfer purports to have been made uses in substance the designation "as custodian under the Uniform Gifts to Minors Act" or "as custodian under the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act" of any other state, and the application of this chapter is necessary to validate the transfer. [L 1985, c 91, pt of §1]
"July 1, 1985" substituted for "its effective date".