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     43-28-8.   Instruments which must be acknowledged or proved before record--Certification. Before an instrument can be recorded, unless it belongs to one of the classes specified in § 43-28-2 or unless its record has been authorized by the judgment or order of a court of competent jurisdiction, its execution must be acknowledged by the person executing it, or if executed by a corporation, by its authorized officer or it must be proved as provided by § 18-4-18 or as provided by §§ 18-4-19 and 18-4-20 and such acknowledgment or proof must be certified as required in chapter 18-4.

Source: CivC 1877, § 648; CL 1887, § 3269; RCivC 1903, § 962; RC 1919, § 570; SDC 1939, § 51.1602; SL 1943, ch 173.

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