CHAPTER 99

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 9605, TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE RECORDATION OF INSTRUMENTS IN SUSSEX COUNTY BY PROVIDING FOR RECORDATION BY MICROFILMING METHODS.

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

Section 1. Section 9605 (d), Title 9, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows :

(d) The recording of all instruments in Sussex County on and after September 1, 1967, as provided for in this section shall be accomplished by copying the original by means of a photocopying or microfilming machine, and either binding or inserting the same in appropriate books, with proper identification, for the preservation of such records, or in the case of microfilm, by binding, inserting or storing such microfilm records in appropriate books, card systems (properly indexed) or an approved roll film storage system (properly indexed) with proper identification for the preservation of such records.

Section 2. Section 9605, Title 9, is further amended by adding a new subsection to read as follows :

(e) For the purposes of this Chapter, and this section, any reference in any section of this Chapter to the recordation of any document or instrument in books or volumes shall be deemed to mean and include recordation and filing in the manner and form provided for in subsection (d) above.