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  4. Article 9: Recording Instruments Affecting Real Property


Section 299 Acknowledgments and proofs without the state, but within the United States or any territory, possession, or dependency thereof

Real Property (RPP)

Acknowledgments and proofs without the state, but within the United States or any territory, possession, or dependency thereof. The acknowledgment or proof of a conveyance of real property situate in this state, if made (a) without the state but within the United States, (b) within any territory, possession, or dependency of the United States, or (c) within any place over which the United States, at the time when such acknowledgment or proof is taken, has or exercises jurisdiction, sovereignty, control, or a protectorate, may be made before any of the following officers acting within his territorial jurisdiction or within that of the court of which he is an officer: 1. A judge or other presiding officer of any court having a seal, or the clerk or other certifying officer thereof.

  2. A mayor or other chief civil officer of any city or other political subdivision.

  3. A notary public.

  4. A commissioner of deeds appointed pursuant to the laws of this state to take acknowledgments or proofs without this state.

  5. Any person authorized, by the laws of the state, District of Columbia, territory, possession, dependency, or other place where the acknowledgment or proof is made, to take the acknowledgment or proof of deeds to be recorded therein.