2012 New York Consolidated Laws
RPP - Real Property
298 - Acknowledgments and proofs within the state.

NY Real Prop L § 298 (2012) What's This?
    §   298.   Acknowledgments   and   proofs  within  the  state.     The
  acknowledgment or proof, within this state,  of  a  conveyance  of  real
  property  situate  in this state may be made: 1. At any place within the
  state, before (a) a justice  of  the  supreme  court;  (b)  an  official
  examiner of title; (c) an official referee; or (d) a notary public.
    2.  Within  the district wherein such officer is authorized to perform
  official duties, before (a) a judge or clerk of any court of record; (b)
  a commissioner  of  deeds  outside  of  the  city  of  New  York,  or  a
  commissioner  of  deeds of the city of New York within the five counties
  comprising the city of New York; (c) the mayor or recorder  of  a  city;
  (d)  a surrogate, special surrogate, or special county judge; or (e) the
  county clerk or other recording officer of a county.
    3. Before a justice of the  peace,  town  councilman,  village  police
  justice or a judge of any court of inferior local jurisdiction, anywhere
  within  the  county  containing the town, village or city in which he is
  authorized to perform official duties.

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