25-1282. Official records; proof of lack of record.

The certificate of a public officer that he has made diligent and ineffectual search for a paper in his office is of the same efficacy in all cases as if such officer had personally appeared and sworn to such facts.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 410, p. 462; R.S.1913, § 7975; C.S.1922, § 8916; C.S.1929, § 20-1282; R.S.1943, § 25-1282.