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SECTION 310
Authentication of acknowledgments and proofs made within the state
Real Property (RPP) CHAPTER 50, ARTICLE 9
§ 310. Authentication of acknowledgments and proofs made within the
state. 1. When a certificate of acknowledgment or proof is made, within
this state, by a commissioner of deeds, a justice of the peace, town
councilman, village police justice, or a judge of any court of inferior
local jurisdiction, such certificate does not entitle the conveyance so
acknowledged or proved to be read in evidence or recorded in any county
of this state except a county in which the officer making such
certificate is authorized to act at the time of making the same, unless
such certificate is authenticated by a certificate of the clerk of such
county; provided, however, that all certificates of acknowlledgment or
proof, made by a commissioner of deeds of the city of New York residing
in any part therein, shall be authenticated by the clerk of any county
within said city, in whose office such commissioner of deeds shall have
filed a certificate under the hand and seal of the city clerk of said
city, showing the appointment and term of office of such commissioner;
and no other certificates shall be required from any other officer to
entitle such conveyance to be read in evidence or recorded in any county
of this state.

2. Except as provided in this section, no certificate of
authentication shall be required to entitle a conveyance to be read in
evidence or recorded in this state when acknowledged or proved before
any officer designated in section two hundred ninety-eight of this
article to take such acknowledgment or proof, nor shall such
authentication be required for recording in the office of the city
register of the city of New York of such acknowledgment or proof by a
commissioner of deeds of the city of New York.