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§47‑82.  Foreign probates omitting seals.

In all cases where theacknowledgment, privy examination or other proof of the execution of anyinstrument authorized or required  to be registered has been taken by or beforeany ambassador, minister, consul, vice‑consul, vice‑consul generalor commercial agent of the United States in any country beyond the limits ofthe United States, and such instrument has heretofore been recorded in anycounty in this State, but the official before whom it was taken has omitted toattach his seal of office, or it does not appear of record that such seal wasattached to the instrument, or such official has certified the same as underhis "official seal" or seal of his office, or words of similarimport, and no such seal appears of record, then all such acknowledgments,privy examinations or other proof of such instruments, and the registrationthereof, are hereby made in all respects valid, and such instruments, after theratification hereof, shall be competent to be read in evidence. (1913,c. 69, s. 1; C.S., s. 3363.)