46:25-1. Neglect of duties; forfeiture; recovery; liability for damages
If any county recording officer shall neglect or refuse to perform any service or duty required of him by this title, or shall give an undue preference to a mortgage or other instrument delivered to him for record or registry, he shall, for every such neglect or refusal or undue preference given, forfeit and pay two hundred dollars, to be recovered with costs, in an action at law, by the county treasurer of his county and paid to the state treasurer for the use of the state, and he shall also be liable for all damages which the party aggrieved thereby may have sustained by reason thereof.
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