When directed by the board of county commissioners to do so, the county recorder may transcribe in suitable books provided for that purpose, from the records of other counties, all deeds, mortgages, powers of attorney, and other instruments of writing, for the sale, conveyance, or encumbrance of lands, tenements, or hereditaments situated within his county. When transcribed, such records shall be part of the records of the county and have the same legal effect as other records of instruments of like kind recorded originally in his office. Copies of such records shall be received in evidence in the same manner and with the same effect as original records of like instruments.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953
This section is set out twice. See also § 317.17 , as amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 72, §1, eff. 1/30/2014.