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     1-5-604. Notarial acts in this state -- authority to perform notarial act. (1) A notarial act may be performed in this state by:
     (a) a notary public of this state;
     (b) a judge, clerk, or deputy clerk of any court of this state; or
     (c) any other individual authorized to perform the specific act by the law of this state.
     (2) The signature and title of an individual performing a notarial act in this state are prima facie evidence that the signature is genuine and that the individual holds the designated title.
     (3) A notarial officer may perform a notarial act authorized by this part or by a law of this state other than this part.
     (4) The notarial acts of certifying or attesting a transcript of an affidavit or deposition and noting a protest of a negotiable instrument may be performed only by notarial officers who are knowledgeable of the applicable legal requirements.
     (5) The signature and title of a notarial officer described in subsection (1) conclusively establish the authority of the notarial officer to perform the notarial act.

     History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 192, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 391, L. 2015.

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