In any county having a population in excess of 400,000, and not having a register
of deeds and mortgages, the county clerk therein may establish and maintain in his
office 2 separate divisions to be known, respectively, as the court division and registry
division. The county clerk may appoint a deputy county clerk for each division who shall hold
such office during the pleasure of the county clerk but not beyond the term for which
the county clerk is elected. The compensation of said deputy county clerks shall be fixed by the board of chosen
freeholders of the county and paid by the county. The deputy county clerks before entering upon their duties shall take and subscribe
an oath of office in similar form and manner as in the case of county clerks. In performing their duties the deputy clerks shall have the same powers as the county
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