2010 Tennessee Code
Title 66 - Property
Chapter 22 - Acknowledgment of Instruments
66-22-101 - Authentication.

66-22-101. Authentication.

Unless otherwise provided by law, to authenticate an instrument or document for registration or recording in the office of the county register, the maker or the natural person acting on behalf of the maker shall execute the instrument or document by that person's original signature and such signature shall be either acknowledged according to law or proved by at least two (2) subscribing witnesses. The county register may refuse to record any instrument or document not authenticated in accordance with this section.

[Code 1858, § 2038 (deriv. Acts 1805, ch. 16, § 2; 1807, ch. 85, § 3; 1831, ch. 90, § 1; 1839-1840, ch. 26, § 1); Shan., § 3712; Code 1932, § 7630; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 64-2201; Acts 1986, ch. 717, § 1; 2004, ch. 576, § 1.]  

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