CHAPTER 246

RECORDATION OF INSTRUMENTS IN KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 96; TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, ENTITLED "RECORDERS", RELATING TO THE RECORDATION OF INSTRUMENTS IN KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES AND AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE LEVY COURTS OF KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES TO PURCHASE BOOKS AND EQUIPMENT TO CARRY OUT THE PURPOSES OF THIS ACT.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Section 9605, Title 9, Delaware Code of 1953 is amended by adding a new sub-section to be known as subsection (d), as follows:

"(d) The recording of all instruments in Kent and Sussex Counties on and after September 1, 1953, as provided for in this section shall be accomplished by copying the original by means of an approved photo-copying machine and permanently binding or inserting in appropriate books, with proper identification, for the preservation of such records."

Section 2. The Levy Courts of Kent and Sussex Counties are authorized and directed to purchase the appropriate books to preserve the photo-copied records and to purchase a suitable photo-copying machine to carry out the purposes of this Act.

Approved July 1, 1958.