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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_47 > GS_47-49

§47‑49.  Defective certification or adjudication of clerk, etc., admittingto registration.

In all cases where, prior toJanuary 1, 1919, instruments by law required or authorized to be registered,with certificates showing the acknowledgment or proof of execution thereof asrequired by the laws of the State of North Carolina, have been orderedregistered by the clerk of the superior court or other officer qualified topass upon probates and admit instruments to registration, and actually put uponthe books in the office of the register of deeds as if properly proven andordered to be registered, all such probates and registrations are herebyvalidated and made as good and sufficient as though such instruments had beenin all respects properly proved and recorded, notwithstanding the failure ofclerks or other officers  qualified to pass upon the proofs or acknowledgmentsof instruments and to admit such instruments to registration to adjudge orcertify that said instruments were duly proven, and notwithstanding the failureof such officers to adjudge or certify that the certificates of proof oracknowledgments of said instruments were correct or in due form. (1919,c. 248; C.S., s. 3331.)