2015 ORS 93.670¹
Power of attorney and executory contract for sale or purchase of lands
  • recordability
  • effect as evidence
  • revocation

(1) Every letter of attorney, or other instrument containing a power to convey lands, as agent or attorney for the owner of such lands, and every executory contract for the sale or purchase of lands, when acknowledged or proved in the manner prescribed for the acknowledgment or proof of conveyances, may be recorded in the county clerk’s office of any county in which the lands to which such power or contract relates is situated. When so acknowledged or proved, such letter, instrument or contract, and the record thereof when recorded, or the certified transcript of such record, may be read in evidence in any court in this state without further proof of the same.

(2) No letter of attorney, or other instrument so recorded, is deemed to be revoked by any act of the party by whom it was executed unless the instrument containing such revocation is also recorded in the same office in which the instrument containing the power was recorded.

Notes of Decisions

Instru­ment conveying interest in proceeds of prop­erty sale is not recordable as instru­ment conveying interest in prop­erty. Citizens Valley Bank v. Prahl, 11 Or App 97, 502 P2d 284 (1972)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Recording loca­tion, type and de­gree of hazard of ma­te­ri­al buried in hazardous waste disposal site, (1979) Vol 40, p 188

Chapter 93

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Records involving title to real prop­erty registered under the Torrens system, (1972) Vol 35, p 1032


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 93—Conveyancing and Recording, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors093.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 93, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano093.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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