recording act

noun
re·​cord·​ing act

Legal Definition of recording act

: 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 entry 3, pure race, race-notice

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“Recording act.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/recording%20act. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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