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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_47 > GS_47-76

§47‑76.  Before officials of wrong state.

In all cases where theacknowledgment, examination and probate of any deed, mortgage, power ofattorney or other instrument required or authorized to be registered has beentaken before any judge, clerk of a court of record, notary public having anotarial seal, mayor of a city having a seal, or justice of the peace of astate other than the state in which the grantor, maker or subscribing witnessresided at the time of the execution, acknowledgment, examination or probatethereof, and such acknowledgment, examination or probate is in other respectsaccording to law, and such instrument has been duly ordered to registration andhas been registered, then such acknowledgment, examination, probate andregistration are hereby  in all respects made valid and binding. This sectionapplies to probates and acknowledgments of deputy clerks of other states whensuch probate and acknowledgment has been attested by the official seal of saidoffice and adjudged sufficient and in due form of law by the clerk of the courtin the state where the instrument is required to be registered. (1905,c. 505; Rev., s. 1013; C.S., s. 3357.)