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1. When a certificate of acknowledgment or proof is made without this state, whether within or without the United States, (a) if made by a judge or other presiding officer of a court having a seal, or by the clerk or other certifying officer thereof, such certificate must be under the seal of such court; (b) if made by a commissioner of deeds appointed pursuant to the laws of this state to take acknowledgments or proofs without this state, such certificate must be under his seal of office; (c) if made by any officer specified in subdivision one of section three hundred one of this chapter, such certificate must be under the seal of the legation or consulate to which such officer is attached.
2. Any certificate, required by the provisions of section three hundred eleven of this chapter to be authenticated, must be so authenticated, in addition to being under seal as provided in this section.
At the first regular meeting of the board of commissioners of any city adopting the provisions of this act, after the members thereof have been duly elected and qualified, said board, by a majority vote of all of its members, shall appoint by ballot one of their number to act instead of the mayor at any time during which the mayor is unable to perform the duties of the office by reason of temporary or continued absence or sickness or disability; the official title of such member so appointed shall be “President of the Board of Commissioners,” and the commissioner so appointed shall be invested with all the powers and shall perform all the duties of the mayor of said city during such absence or sickness.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Real Property Law - RPP § 308. When certificate must be under seal - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/real-property-law/rpp-sect-308/
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