5309.77 Effect of instruments dealing with registered land.

A deed, mortgage, lease or other instrument purporting to convey, transfer, mortgage, lease, charge, or otherwise deal with registered land, or any interest therein, or charge upon such land, other than a will, or a lease for a term not exceeding three years when the land is in the actual possession of the lessee or his assigns, shall take effect only as a contract between the parties thereto and as authority to the county recorder to register the transfer, mortgage, lease, charge, or other dealing upon compliance with sections 5309.02 to 5310.21, inclusive, of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .