76-3-405. Administration of oaths by registered land surveyor. (1) A registered land surveyor may administer and certify oaths when:
(a) it becomes necessary to take testimony for the identification of old corners or reestablishment of lost or obliterated corners;
(b) a corner or monument is found in a deteriorating condition and it is desirable that evidence concerning it be perpetuated;
(c) the importance of the survey makes it desirable to administer an oath to the surveyor's assistants for the faithful performance of their duty.
(2) A record of oaths must be preserved as part of the field notes of the survey and noted on the certificate of survey filed under 76-3-404.