AN ACT to Amend Chapter 92 of the Revised Code of Delaware Relating to Conveyances, by requiring the Recording in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Titles acquired by Right of Eminent Domain. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met: 3238A, Sec.
Section 1. That Chapter 92 of the Revised Code of 43, Chap. 92, Revised Code Delaware be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto Amended a new article to be known as Article 10. Record of Eminent Domain proceedings, as follows:
CONVEYANCES - ARTICLE 10
3238-A. Section 43. RECORD OF EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEEDINGS :That whenever lands or any interest therein shall be condemned by any person, corporation or political subdivision under any Statute of the State of Delaware, the record thereof shall be filed in the office of the Prothonotary for the County, in which said land shall lie and the person, corporation or political sub-division for whose benefit such land is condemned, shall secure from said Prothonotary a certified abstract of the record of such condemnation proceedings, which shall include a description of the land condemned, a statement of the title or interest so acquired and the name of the former owner or owners of such interest and the name of the person, corporation or political subdivision acquiring said interest through said proceedings. Said abstract shall, within sixty days after the same shall have been filed in the Prothonotary's office, be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for the County wherein said land shall lie, in the Deed Records of said County and shall be indexed by the Recorder in the name of the condemning person, corporation or political subdivision, as the grantee, and in the name of the former owner or owners of said land, as the grantor or grantors. No title or interest shall be acquired through such condemnation proceedings, unless said record shall be made, as herein provided, within the time hereinabove limited.
Approved March 14, A. D. 1923.