CHAPTER 211

RELATING TO OFFICE OF KENT COUNTY

RECORDER OF DEEDS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 327 OF VOLUME 48 LAWS OF DELAWARE (1951) ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE RECORDER OF DEEDS, IN AND FOR KENT COUNTY TO MAKE NEW INDICES FOR MORTGAGES" BY OMITTING CERTAIN MORTGAGES FROM SAID INDICES.

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

Section 1. § 1 of Chapter 327 of Volume 48 Laws of Delaware be, and the same is hereby amended to read as follows :

The Recorder of Deeds, in and for Kent County, be, and he is hereby authorized and required to make, or cause to be made, pursuant to the Campbell System of Indices, complete indices, both mortgagor and mortgagee, of all the unsatisfied mortgages recorded in his office. In making said indices, the record of said mortgages shall be examined to ascertain the satisfaction of all mortgages. Any and all of said mortgages duly and correctly satisfied, and any and all mortgages satisfied by any officer of any corporation shall be omitted from the new indices provided for in this set, and the Recorder of Deeds is hereby authorized and directed to mark, or cause to be marked, the indices of all corporate mortgages satisfied by any officer of any corporation other than the Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Cashier or Assistant Cashier of any corporation, prior to the approval of this Act, with a red letter "S" so that the indices of same shall indicate a valid satisfaction. The Recorder of Deeds is authorized to procure such books as shall be necessary and proper for that purpose, the cost of which shall be paid by the Levy Court of Kent County.

Approved June 8, 1955