1-5-606. Notarial acts under authority of federally recognized Indian tribes. (1) A notarial act performed under the authority and in the jurisdiction of a federally recognized Indian tribe has the same effect as if performed by a notarial officer of this state if the notarial act performed in the jurisdiction of the tribe is performed by:
(a) a notary public of the tribe;
(b) a judge, clerk, or deputy clerk of a court of the tribe; or
(c) any other individual authorized by the law of the tribe to perform notarial acts.
(2) The signature and title of an individual performing a notarial act under the authority of and in the jurisdiction of a federally recognized Indian tribe are prima facie evidence that the signature is genuine and that the individual holds the designated title.
(3) The signature and title of a notarial officer described in subsection (1) conclusively establish the authority of the notarial officer to perform a notarial act.
History: En. Sec. 6, Ch. 192, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 391, L. 2015.