CHAPTER 384

RELATING TO FEES CHARGED BY RECORDERS IN

KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 96, TITLE 9 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FEES CHARGED BY THE RECORDER OF DEEDS IN KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES.

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

Section 1. § 9618, Title 9 of the Delaware Code is hereby stricken out and repealed and a new section is hereby inserted and enacted in lieu thereof to be known as § 9618 and to read as follows :

§ 9618. Fees in Kent and Sussex Counties

The fees of the Recorders in Kent and Sussex Counties, for the services specified, shall be as follows :

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, $1.75 for the first two record pages or under, and for every additional page or fractional part of a page $ .75.

Certificate of Incorporation and Certificate of Amendment of Incorporation, four pages or less, $3.50.

Each additional page, $ .75.

For certificate under hand and seal of office $0.50.

For certified copy, office copy or exemplified copy of any record $.02 per line.

For noting satisfaction of mortgage to be paid at

time mortgage is recorded $0.50.

For certificate under hand, of the date of receiving mortgage for record $0.50.

For furnishing list of mortgages under hand and seal of office to sheriff for applying proceeds of sale of lands taken in execution, or otherwise $1.00.

Conveyance and lien searches, time consumed in making same $2.50 for first hour and $1.00 additional for every additional hour.

For filing certificate of Prothonotary, and noting on margin of mortgage return on writ of levari facias.$ .25.

For noting on margin of record of mortgage, names of parties, number of writ and term in scire facias proceedings, upon certificates of Prothonotary... .$ .25.

For preparing and furnishing abstract of mortgage in scire facias proceedings, two cents a line.

Registering deeds in Registry Bureau of the City of Wilmington, twenty-five cents for each property described.

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

Approved July 1, 1955.