Section 45-18-82.52


Published: 2015

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Section 45-18-82.52

Section 45-18-82.52Recording, archiving, and retrieval system.

The judge of probate may provide for the installation and thereafter for the maintenance of an improved recording, archiving, and retrieval system in the probate offices of Conecuh County. The initial installation of the improved recording, archival, and retrieval system shall include the following:



(1) The acquisition of the equipment for an improved recording, archiving, and retrieving system.



(2) The establishment of procedures for the continued recording, archiving, and retrieving of all instruments and records that shall, after the effective installation date, constitute a part of the improved recording, archiving, and retrieving system.



(3) The initial installation of the improved recording, archiving, and retrieving system shall be performed by a person or persons, firm, or corporation engaged in the records management business and experienced in setting up county records and shall be supervised and inspected by a person who is experienced in handling records pertaining to abstracts or titles. Following installation in the county, the improved recording, archiving, and retrieving system shall be thereafter maintained in the county and all real property instruments, general property instruments, personal property instruments, and other documents and records herein provided to constitute a part of the system, that may be thereafter filed for record in the probate office of the county shall be in accordance with the improved recording, archiving, and retrieving system. Each real property instrument and each personal property instrument shall be operative as a record from the time of its delivery to the judge of probate of the county, in accordance with existing law, including, without limitation, Section 12-13-43.

(Act 99-424, p. 753, §3.)