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§47‑17.1.  Documents registered or ordered to be registered in certaincounties to designate draftsman; exceptions.

The register of deeds of anycounty in North Carolina shall not accept for registration, nor shall any judgeorder registration pursuant to G.S. 47‑14, of any deeds or deeds oftrust, executed after January 1, 1980, unless the first page of the deeds ordeeds of trust  bears an entry showing the name of either the person or lawfirm who drafted the instrument, except that papers or documents prepared inother states may be registered or ordered to be registered without having thename of either the person or law firm who drafted the instrument designatedthereon. (1953, c. 1160; 1955, cc. 54, 59, 87, 88, 264, 280,410, 628, 655; 1957, cc. 431, 469, 932, 982, 1119, 1290; 1959, cc. 266, 312,548, 589; 1961, cc. 789, 1167; 1965, cc. 160, 597, 830; 1967, cc. 42, 139; c.639, s. 2; c. 658; 1969, c. 10; 1971, c. 46; 1973, cc. 65, 283, 342; 1979, c.703; 1981, c. 362, ss. 1, 2.)