The secretary of state shall provide the commissioner with an official seal. Every paper executed by the commissioner, in pursuance of any authority conferred on the commissioner by law and sealed with the official seal, shall be received in evidence, and may be recorded in any proper recording office in this state, in the same manner and with the same effect as a deed regularly acknowledged or proven.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 45-1-112

  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions. See Tennessee Code 45-1-103
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105