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Receipts by registrar and endorsement

244 Receipts by registrar and endorsement

(1) Upon the lodging in the land registry of any such certified copy and the verification of the same, the registrar shall grant and sign a receipt for such copy, specifying the day and hour on which it was lodged, and the name and place of abode of the witnesses attesting or verifying the same, and the number of such verified copy according as the same shall be numbered in the land registry, and such receipt shall be endorsed upon the original instrument to which such certified copy relates, and shall also be entered on such certified copy.
(2) The time so endorsed shall be taken to be the time of registration of every such instrument of which the certified copy has been made.
(3) Every such certified copy so lodged in the office shall be numbered successively accordingly to the order of time in which the same has been lodged, and shall immediately be registered according to such number and order of time in a book or books to be provided and kept for such purpose in the office, and every such book shall be open at all convenient times to the inspection of persons desirous of searching the same.
(4) The registrar shall make and keep proper indexes to all registrations so that, as far as may be, information may readily be obtained by parties interested as to all encumbrances, liens or instruments affecting any land.

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