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§ 47‑36.1.  Correctionof errors in recorded instruments.

Notwithstanding G.S. 47‑14and G.S. 47‑17, notice of typographical or other minor error in a deed orother instrument recorded with the register of deeds may be given by recordingan affidavit. If an affidavit is conspicuously identified as a corrective orscrivener's affidavit in its title, the register of deeds shall index the nameof the affiant, the names of the original parties in the instrument, therecording information of the instrument being corrected, and the originalparties as they are named in the affidavit. A copy of the previously recordedinstrument to which the affidavit applies may be attached to the affidavit andneed not be a certified copy. Notice of the corrective information as providedby the affiant is deemed to have been given as of the time the correctiveaffidavit is registered. Nothing in this section invalidates or otherwisealters the legal effect of any instrument of correction authorized by statutein effect on the date the instrument was registered.  (1985 (Reg. Sess., 1986), c.842, s. 1; 1987, c. 360, s. 1; 2008‑194, s. 7(c).)