CHAPTER 182

FEES TO BE CHARGED FOR SERVICES RENDERED BY THE RECORDER OF DEEDS OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 156 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE IN RELATION TO FEES TO BE CHARGED FOR SERVICES RENDERED BY THE RECORDER OF DEEDS OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 156 of the Revised Code of Delaware (1935) be and the same is hereby amended by repealing all of 5357, Section 14 thereof, and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

5357. Sec. 14. Recorder in New Castle County:

For recording, comparing and certifying an official obligation $2.00

For recording, comparing and indexing a private Act of Assembly, deed, mortgage, chattel mortgage, release, assignment, contract of marriage, or other paper proper to be recorded, one dollar and seventy-five cents for the first two record pages or under, and for every additional page or fractional part of a page, seventy-five cents.

Certificate of Incorporation and Certificate of Amendment of Incorporation, four pages or less, three dollars and fifty cents. Each additional page, seventy-five cents.

For certificate under hand and seal of office $0.50

For certified copy, office copy or exemplified copy of any record, one dollar and fifty cents a page or fractional part of a page.

For noting satisfaction of mortgage $0.50

For certificate under hand, of the date of receiving mortgage for record $0.25

For furnishing list of mortgages under hand and

seal of office to sheriff $1.00

Conveyance and lien searches, time consumed in making same, one dollar and fifty cents for first hour and one dollar additional for each additional hour.

For filing certificates of Prothonotary, and noting on margin of mortgage return on writ of levari facias……………. $0.25

For noting on margin of record of mortgage, names of parties, number of writ and term in scire facias proceedings, upon certificate of Prothonotary ……………………..$0.25

For preparing and furnishing abstract of mortgages in scire facias proceedings, one dollar and fifty cents a page or fractional part of a page.

Registering deeds in Registry Bureau of the City of Wilmington, and in the Board of Assessment of New Castle County, twenty-five cents for each property described.

For noting on margin of record of mortgage, name or names of assignees in assignment of mortgage, twenty-five cents for each notation.

A record page shall consist of fifty lines, and a line, when used as a measure of computation shall mean eight words.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective May 1, 1943.

Approved April 9, 1943.