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Recording Act

recording act n

: a statute setting forth the requirements for recording a deed or interest (as in real property) and the standards for determining priority among different parties with claims on the same property see also notice, pure race, race-notice



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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