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     1-8-6.   Form of certification by secretary of state--Disposition of fees. After such certified copy has been prepared, the secretary of state shall attach thereto a certificate as follows:
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA

                     Department of State
United States of America,
State of South Dakota
Secretary's Office

     This is to certify that the attached instrument of writing is a true, correct, and examined copy of __________________ and the whole thereof, and has been carefully compared with the original now on file in this office and found correct.
     In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set by hand and affixed the great seal of the state of South Dakota at the city of Pierre, the capital, on this ___ day of ___ 20__.

____________________________
Secretary of State
Fees, $________ ____________________________
Deputy Secretary of State

    
     Such certificate shall be signed by the secretary of state or by his deputy, and shall contain on its face a statement of the fees received therefor. It shall be the duty of the secretary of state to pay over to the state treasurer the fees received for making the copy of the document, book, instrument, paper, or law to which such certificate is to be attached.

Source: SDC 1939, § 55.1205; SL 1959, ch 288; SL 1985, ch 5, § 4.


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