CHAPTER 165

CONVEYANCES

ACKNOWLEGMENTS OF DEEDS AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS

AN ACT AMENDING 3670 SECTION 13 OF CHAPTER 92 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE 1935 IN REFERENCE TO THE ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF DEEDS AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That 3670 Section 13 of Chapter 92 of the Revised Code of Delaware 1935 be and the same hereby is amended by adding a new paragraph at the end of said section as follows:

In case any person executing a deed concerning lands, tenements, or hereditaments within this State, or any affidavit, or other statement requiring proof is a member of the armed forces of the United States or of any unarmed auxiliary thereto and is located in any foreign country, the acknowledgment of such deed or other instrument may be taken by any commanding officer of such person, provided that such commanding officer shall hold a rank of not less than First Lieutenant in the Army or Marine Corps or Ensign in the Navy or an equivalent rank in any unarmed auxiliary to any of such branches of service, and provided further that such commanding officer in addition to signing the certificate of such acknowledgment shall state his or her rank and branch of service.

Approved March 23, 1943.