2009 California Civil Code - Section 1169-1173 :: Article 2. Mode Of RecordingCIVIL CODE
1169. Instruments entitled to be recorded must be recorded by the County Recorder of the county in which the real property affected thereby is situated. [1170.] Section Eleven Hundred and Seventy. An instrument is deemed to be recorded when, being duly acknowledged or proved and certified, it is deposited in the Recorder's office, with the proper officer, for record. 1171. Grants, absolute in terms, are to be recorded in one set of books, and mortgages in another. 1172. The duties of county recorders, in respect to recording instruments, are prescribed by the Government Code. 1173. The mode of recording transfers of ships registered under the laws of the United States is regulated by Acts of Congress.
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