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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE VI COUNTIES AND COUNTY OFFICERS
  • CHAPTER 36 REGISTERS OF DEEDS

Section 1 - Registry districts

Section 2 - Election; qualification; tenure

Section 3 - Oath of office; bond

Section 4 - Assistant registers; appointment

Section 5 - Assistant registers in Suffolk county and southern district of Middlesex

Section 5A - Second assistant register and administrative assistant for Norfolk county

Section 6 - Assistant registers for districts of southern Essex and Worcester and Hampden county

Section 7 - Chief clerk in Worcester district

Section 8 - Assistant and temporary registers and clerks; powers and duties

Section 9 - Removal

Section 10 - Duties of new register as to unrecorded instruments

Section 11 - Office hours

Section 12 - Place of record

Section 12A - Refusal to accept certain instruments for recording authorized

Section 13 - Recording of certified copies of instruments in more than county or district

Section 13A - Plans, rules for filing in registries

Section 13B - Plans; filing in registry of deeds; fees

Section 14 - Registry book; contents of entries; instrument number; changes and corrections

Section 14A - Certification of historic or archeological site; recording of notice

Section 15 - Method of recording documents; microphotographs

Section 16 - Recordation; receipts of federal succession taxes

Section 17 - Duplicate records; attestation; effect of copies; fees

Section 18 - Attestation of records by volume

Section 18A - Illegible signatures

Section 19 - Facsimile signatures

Section 20 - Instruments affecting mortgages registered in different counties

Section 21 - Marginal references on record of instruments affecting certain mortgages

Section 22 - Instruments affecting interests created by delinquent taxes or assessments; recordation

Section 23 - Recordation; certification of book and page number on instruments

Section 24 - Recordation; federal liens; filing fee

Section 24A - Recordation; petitions, decrees or orders in bankruptcy

Section 24B - Records affecting title to real estate; copies to tax assessors; required information

Section 25 - Indexes; number; form

Section 26 - Entries in indexes; time and manner of making

Section 27 - Recordation; instruments executed by agents; decrees in partition

Section 28 - Classified copies of indexes

Section 29 - New or copies of indexes; printing; selling price

Section 30 - Estimates of cost of indexing

Section 31 - Repealed, 1952, 250, Sec. 2

Section 31A - Notice to commissioner of revenue; recording

Section 32 - Instruments creating interest in property; notice to department of public welfare

Section 32A - Identification of husbands and wives in documents and communications

Section 33 - Salaries

Section 34 to 36 - Repealed, 1931, 301, Sec. 12

Section 37 - Compensation for title work

Section 38 - Clerical assistants; compensation

Section 39 - Fees; recordation; disposition

Section 40 - Technology purchase’s by register of deeds; compatibility with other registers

Section 41 - Surcharge on fees of registers of deeds and assistant recorders; registries under control of county government; surcharge to fund improvements at registries; disposition of surcharge