COMMISSIONERS OF DEEDS - RELATING TO Act of Apr. 9, 1856, P.L. 294, No. 310 Cl. 68 AN ACT Relative to Commissioners of Deeds. Section 1. Commissions to continue in force for five years All commissions hereafter issued for the appointment of commissioners to take acknowledgment and proof of deeds and instruments under seal, depositions and other papers, under and by virtue of the act of Assembly of April 14, 1828, and its supplements, shall continue in force for five years from their date, and no longer, and may be revoked at any time by the Governor; and shall each be subject to a tax of five dollars, which shall be paid to the Secretary of the Commonwealth at the time of issuing the commission, and accounted for as provided by law in the case of other fees. 1856, April 9, P.L. 294, Sec. 1.