ยง 8008. Fees and expenses of officer to be paid before transmission of paper. Each provision of law requiring a judge, clerk or other officer to transmit a paper to another officer, for the benefit of a party, is to be construed as requiring the transmission only at the request of the person so to be benefited, and upon payment by him of the fees allowed by law for the paper transmitted, or any copy or certificate connected therewith, and the expenses specified in section sixty-eight of the public officers law.