21-42-17Tax deed issued by treasurer--Form--Acknowledgment.

Upon filing with the county treasurer of a certified copy of the decree and judgment hereinbefore provided by § 21-42-16, he must issue a tax deed to the real estate described in the judgment which deed in substance shall be as follows:

"Whereas, ________ did on the ________ day of ________, 20____, produce to the undersigned, ________, treasurer of the county of ________, in the State of South Dakota, a certified copy of a judgment and decree entered by the circuit court of the ________ Judicial Circuit of the State of South Dakota, for the county of ________, in an action wherein ________ was plaintiff, and ________, defendant, which certified copy has been filed in the office of the county treasurer of the said county, from which it appears that the said property, hereinafter described was sold to ________ for the sum of ________, being the amount due thereon for the nonpayment of taxes, penalties, interest, and costs for the year 20____ and certificate of tax sale was duly issued and filed as required by law, and it further appearing that by virtue of the judgment and decree hereinbefore referred to that a conveyance of said lands be issued to the said ________.

Now, therefore, this indenture made this ________ day of ________, 20____, between the State of South Dakota, by ________, treasurer of said county, party of the first part, and the said ________ of the second part. Witnesseth: that the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the premises and the sum of one dollar in hand paid, has granted, bargained and sold and by these presents does grant, bargain, sell, and convey unto the said party of the second part, ________ heirs and assigns, forever, the following described real property situated in the county of ________ in the State of South Dakota, to wit: (describe the land), to have and to hold with the appurtenances thereto belonging to the said party of the second part, ________ heirs and assigns forever.

In testimony whereof the said ________, treasurer of said county of ________ has hereunto set his hand on the day and year first above written.


Treasurer of __________ County



Auditor __________ County"'


Such deed shall be acknowledged by the treasurer before some person authorized by law to take acknowledgements of deeds.

Source: SL 1941, ch 161, § 9; SL 1943, ch 140; SDC Supp 1960, § 37.16A09.