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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_47 > GS_47-34

§47‑34.  Certified copies of deeds made by alien property custodianadmissible in evidence.

The record of all suchrecorded copies of such instruments  authorized in G.S. 47‑33 shall bereceived in evidence in all the courts of this State and the courts of theUnited States in the trial of any cause pending therein, the same as though andwith like effect as if the original thereof had been probated and recorded asrequired by the law of North Carolina, and the record in the office of registerof deeds of such recorded copy of such an instrument shall be presumptiveevidence that the original of said copy was executed and delivered to thevendee, or vendees therein named, and that the original thereof has been lostor unintentionally destroyed without registration, and in the absence of legalproof to the contrary said so registered copy shall be conclusive evidence thatthe United States alien property custodian conveyed the lands and premisesdescribed in said registered copy to the vendees therein named, as said copyreveals, and title to such land shall pass by such recorded instrument. (1937,c. 5, s. 2.)