CHAPTER 82

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

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

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

(e) The recording of all instruments in Kent County on and after January 1, 1969 as provided for in this section shall be accomplished by copying the original by means of a photocopying machine, and either binding or inserting the same in appropriate books, 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:

(f) For the purpose 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 subsections (d) and (e) above.

Section 3. The Levy Court of Kent County is authorized and directed to purchase the appropriate books to preserve the photocopied records and to purchase a suitable photocopying machine to carry out the purpose of this Act.

Approved May 19, 1969.