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18-4-2Officers authorized to take proof or acknowledgment within circuit, county, or municipality.

The proof or acknowledgment of an instrument may be made anywhere in this state before a judge of the circuit court, a clerk of the circuit court, a magistrate of the circuit court, or a United States magistrate. Within a county or municipality for which the officer was elected or appointed, the proof or acknowledgment of an instrument may be made before a county auditor, a register of deeds, a mayor, or a municipal finance officer .

Source: SDC 1939, § 51.1605; SL 1979, ch 149, § 2; SL 1992, ch 60, § 2; SL 1998, ch 120, § 1; SL 2000, ch 92, § 1.

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