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Section 5309.26 | Entering original certificate of title.


The certificate of title first registered in pursuance of a decree of registration in regard to any parcel of land shall, in the register of titles, be entitled "Original certificate of title, entered pursuant to decree of the _________ court, dated at _______ (stating time and place of entry of decree and the number of the case)." Such certificate shall relate back to and take effect from the date of the order or decree directing registration, and all dealings with the land, and all statutory or other liens upon it subsequent to the filing of the application, shall be subject to and shown by such order or decree of the probate court or the court of common pleas. Subsequent certificates relating to the same land shall be in like form, but shall be entitled "Transfer from No. ______" (the number of the last previous certificate relating to the same land), and also "Originally registered" (date, volume, and page of registration) and shall take effect from and be dated the exact time of filing and noting in the county recorder's office of the instrument of transfer pursuant to to which the certificate is issued. The recorder shall make out and deliver to the proper parties duplicates of all subsequent certificates.

Duplicate certificates may be issued to each person holding a lesser estate but the recorder shall note in the register of titles and on each duplicate to whom such duplicate was issued. All certificates of title shall contain an accurate plat and description of the lands covered thereby.

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