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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 161: Register of Deeds.

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Article 1 - The Office. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-1§ 161-1. Election and term of office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-2§ 161-2. Four-year term for registers of deeds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-3§ 161-3. Oath of office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-4§ 161-4. Bond required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-4.1§ 161-4.1. Salary in counties where fees formerly allowed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-4.2§ 161-4.2. Liability insurance for register of deeds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-5§ 161-5. Vacancy in office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-6§ 161-6. Appointment of assistant and deputy registers of deeds; authority to sign in name of register of deeds; holdover assistants and deputies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-7§ 161-7. Office at courthouse.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-8§ 161-8. Attendance at office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-9§ 161-9. Official seal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-10§ 161-10. Uniform fees of registers of deeds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-10.1§ 161-10.1. Exemption of Armed Forces discharge documents and certain other records needed in support of claims for veterans' benefits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-10.2§ 161-10.2. Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 80, s. 6.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-11§ 161-11. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1027.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-11.1§ 161-11.1. Fees for Children's Trust Fund.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-11.2§ 161-11.2. Fees for domestic violence centers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-11.3§ 161-11.3. Automation Enhancement and Preservation Fund.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-11.4§ 161-11.4: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-225, s. 7(c), effective July 1, 2013.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-11.5§ 161-11.5. Fees to be remitted to State Treasurer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-11.6§ 161-11.6: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-225, s. 7(c), effective July 1, 2013.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - The Duties. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-12 through 161-13§§ 161-12 through 161-13: Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1027.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-14§ 161-14. Registration of instruments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-14.01§ 161-14.01. Registration of instruments for business and other purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-14.02§ 161-14.02. Registration of documents or instruments purporting to impact official birth records.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-14.03§ 161-14.03. Registration of documents purporting to impact official marriage records.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-14.1§ 161-14.1. Recording subsequent entries as separate instruments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-14.2§ 161-14.2. Indexing procedures for instruments and documents filed in the office of the register of deeds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-15§ 161-15. Certify and register copies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-16§ 161-16. Liability for failure to register.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-17§ 161-17. Papers filed alphabetically.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-18§ 161-18. Transcribe and index books.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-19§ 161-19. Number of survey in grants registered.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-20§ 161-20. Certificate of survey registered.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-21§ 161-21. General index kept.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-22§ 161-22. Index of registered instruments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-22.1§ 161-22.1. Index and cross-index of immediate prior owners of land.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-22.2§ 161-22.2. Parcel identifier number indexes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-22.3§ 161-22.3. Minimum standards for land records management.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-23§ 161-23. Clerk to board of commissioners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-24§ 161-24. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 108, s. 99.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-25§ 161-25. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 803, s. 36.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-26§ 161-26. Duties unperformed at expiration of term.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-27§ 161-27. Register of deeds failing to discharge duties; penalty.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-28§ 161-28. Validation of acts of assistant and deputy registers of deeds performed pending filling of vacancy in office of register of deeds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-29§ 161-29. Validating acts of assistant and deputy registers of deeds in failing to execute instruments in the name of the register of deeds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-29.1§ 161-29.1. Validating acts of assistant and deputy registers of deeds performed before they were sworn into office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-30§ 161-30. Modernization of land records.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-31§ 161-31. Tax certification.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-32 through 161-49§§ 161-32 through 161-49. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Register of Deeds' Supplemental Pension Fund Act of 1987. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-50§ 161-50. Short title and purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-50.1§ 161-50.1. Scope.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-50.2§ 161-50.2. Assets.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-50.3§ 161-50.3. Disbursements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-50.4§ 161-50.4. Eligibility.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 161-50.5§ 161-50.5. Benefits.[HTML] [RTF]

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