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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_47 > GS_47-108_14

§47‑108.14.  Conveyances by the United States acting by and through theGeneral Services Administration.

The United States of America,acting by and through the General Services Administration may convey lands andother property in the State of North Carolina which is transferable by deed,quitclaim deed, or other means of conveyances without the Regional Director orother duly authorized agent acting for and on behalf of the United States ofAmerica, adopting or placing a "seal," in any form, after the signatureof the grantor's agent, or elsewhere on said deed, quitclaim deed, or otherinstrument, and the conveyances of the United States of America acting by andthrough the General Services Administration, and executed by its RegionalDirector or other duly authorized agent, although without a "seal"appearing thereon, shall be in all respects valid and binding to the sameextent as if the word "seal" or some other type of seal, appearedafter the signature of the grantor's agent, or elsewhere on said conveyances.

All conveyances prior to April19, 1955, where any deed, quitclaim  deed, or other instrument conveying landor other property in the State of North Carolina has been executed by theUnited States of America, by and through the General Services Administration,and said conveyances are authorized or required to be registered in the officeof the register of deeds of any county in this State, and it appears from saidinstrument, or said instrument as recorded in the office of the register ofdeeds of any county in this State, that a seal has been omitted from saidinstruments, that notwithstanding the absence of a seal all such conveyancesare hereby declared to be in all respects valid and binding to convey lands andproperty rights in the State of North Carolina to the grantees named therein,to the same extent as if the word "seal," or a seal in some otherform, had appeared after the signature of the grantor's agent, or elsewhere onsaid conveyances, and the registration and recording of such conveyances in theoffice of the register of deeds in all counties in  this State are herebydeclared to be valid, proper, legal and binding  registrations to the sameextent as if such conveyances were executed  under seal. (1955,c. 629, s. 1.)