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     1-18B-11.   Certified copies of legal notices as evidence--Recording. A copy of any legal notice published in any newspaper in the Territory of Dakota or the State of South Dakota in the custody of the State Historical Society, duly certified by any executive officer thereof which certificate shall recite that the original files of such newspaper for all of the period for which such legal notice appeared therein are in the possession of the State Historical Society and shall state the number of publications which such legal notice received and the dates upon which each appeared in such newspaper, shall be accepted in any action or proceeding in this state as proof of service of such legal notice, with the same force and effect as the original printer's affidavit of the printing of such notice. Such copy of such legal notice so certified shall be entitled to record in the office of the register of deeds.

Source: SDC 1939, § 29.0308; SDCL § 1-18-36; SL 1974, ch 9, § 11; SL 2015, ch 277 (Ex. Ord. 15-1), § 19, eff. Apr. 20, 2015.

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