(55 ILCS 5/3-5036)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-5036)
Records open to inspection.
All records, indices,
abstract and other books kept in the office of any recorder, and all
instruments filed therein and all instruments deposited or left for
recordation therein shall, during the office hours, be open for public
inspection and examination; and all persons shall have free access for
inspection and examination to such records, indices, books and instruments,
which the recorders shall be bound to exhibit to those who wish to inspect
or examine the same; and all persons shall have the right to take memoranda
and abstracts thereof without fee or reward. This Section is subject to the
provisions of "The Local Records Act".
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)